Research Links

Research can play a big part in writing fiction so here are a few links to websites you might find useful.  If you need more in-depth research it’s always a good idea to speak to someone who is an expert in the field you’re writing about. Wikipedia –...

Screenwriting Contests – Advice

I regularly update a round-up of screenwriting competitions and the very wise James Cary (aka SitcomGeek) added some cautionary advice. He makes a really good point that the deadline of a writing competition can be both a blessing and a curse. While it might...

Scriptwriting Tips

Story Get your hooks in early – the first 10 pages are the most important.  If the person reading the script is bored, so will an audience be watching it and they’ll switch channels! Have a narrative thread running right through, it doesn’t need to be continually taut...