screenwriting

Alan Moore on Screenwriting

Alan Moore

Alan Moore, genius, writer and wizard is in the news again. What he wanted to talk about was his new movie, The Show, starring Tom

Emmy 2019 Nominated Screenplays

Phoebe Waller Bridge Fleabag

The last year really has been a year of outstanding writing in what we still stubbornly insist on calling “TV”. I have favourites from every

Game of Thrones Screenplays

game of thrones

The adaptation of George R. R. Martin‘s fantasy epic by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss may not be without controversy, but there’s no denying

Story of a Script: Bird Box

Bird Box

Bird Box was written by Eric Heisserer, based on the book of the same title by Josh Malerman. While Eric’s previous adaptation, Arrival was a

Creative Goals 2019

Bend it like Beckham

Where would we be without goals? Now, some might argue we’d be better balanced and less stressed if we were more focussed on the journey

Screenwriting Back to Basics

Go Into The Story

Some time back, Scott Myers of Go Into The Story posted up a series of articles on the fundamentals of script writing. They were useful but I

Dates for your diary – December 2018

calendar

Rather than re-publishing dates of contests, festivals, and opportunities every few months, I’ve instead gone for a big annual page for 2019. I’ll then use

Story of a Script: Arrival

Arrival Whiteboard Human Amy Adams

Story of Your Life is a science fiction novella by American writer Ted Chiang, first published in Starlight 2 in 1998, and in 2002 in

Project Carnaby – Loglines

Blaise-Pascal-Shorter-Letter-Quote

Chances are if you see a screenwriter crying and/or banging their head against the desk, possibly whilst wailing about the injustice of the world, it’s

Recovering Corrupted Final Draft Files

Final Draft 10

Considering how often I’ve heard reports of Final Draft crashing or corrupting files, it’s astonishing to me that people still recommend it. Sure, it had