Logline: Introduction

McKee’s STORY gave me the illusion the logline is one of the last things you ever write. Why? Because during development, things can change. Of course McKee is right. The creative process is unpredictable and you know where you start but you don’t know where you’ll end. Really? If you are assuming things can change … Read more

The Good Read

Recently I had the privilege and honour of reading a script by one of the most hyped young writers in this country, face on covers of magazines and all that. My expectations were high and yes: it delivered! I spent an amazing two hours reading it as the characters really jumped off the page and … Read more

Stop Reading Scripts

THE DA VINCI CODE came and went, PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST came and stayed and our own dear THE MORTAL COIL receives development funding from our own dear AFC! But let’s not distract from those other Things That Matter in the world of story and screenwriting. According to respected screenwriting gurus, one … Read more