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Does Your Hero Need an Intimate Opponent?

In some stories, facing the external antagonist or an obstacle (we covered this subject here) isn’t going to work for the hero. If that is the case, your protagonist may need an intimate opponent. An intimate opponent is someone close to the main character, someone,… Read more

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Is Your Hero Facing External Antagonist or Obstacle?

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What Is at Stake for Your Character?

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. If the character in your story doesn’t want anything, doesn’t have any goals, and not much is at stake for them for not reaching those goals, you’re risking that your story will feel flat and forced. If the stakes… Read more

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What Are the Essential Elements That Make Screenplay Work?

Having time to develop your story is a blessing, especially when you are driven by inspiration and the urge to tell the story in the purest of its form. Aslong as you can stay connected to that need, don’t overanalyse your story; it might work… Read more

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Let’s Talk About Titles

The title is one of the most crucial elements of your screenplay. There are entire books and blogs devoted to creating and coming up with mind-blowing titles. In our daily life, attractive and catchy titles increase the odds of us picking up a book, reading… Read more