2 – Structure: A Necessary Evil

Why is structure a filthy, dirty word? I’ll tell you why. We have this romantic vision of writing and what it means to be a writer. It goes like this: you’re sitting, peacefully and alone with your thoughts– Wait, wait, wait. That’s not right. Let...

3 – Elements of Story: Keep ‘Em Simple

Writing a script, as you may already know, can be a slippery proposition. By slippery, I mean scripts have a habit of running away, leaving your grasp. It’s the patch of ice syndrome. You’re driving a car. All is well. You look down for a second and … hit a patch of...