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?
John August Tips on Writing Scene/s
John August is an American scriptwriter, novelist, director, and producer. His scriptwriting credits include: “Charlie’s Angels”, “Big Fish”, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and, recently, “Aladdin”.Website: https://johnaugust.com In one of his older blog posts, he shared eleven tips on how to write a scene.… Read more
What Is Spike Lee’s Writing Process Like?
Spike Lee is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is known for such films as: “She’s Gotta Have It”, “Do the Right Thing”, “Malcolm X” and, most recently, “BlackkKlansman”. Spike always dedicates one notebook, in which he collects ideas for a story,… Read more
Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting at masterclass.com
Aaron Sorkin is a scriptwriter behind such successful films as “The Social Network”, “Steve Jobs”, or a TV shows like “West Wing” or “Newsroom”. In 2017 he wrote and directed “Molly’s Game” with Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom. Personally, I loved the film and how… Read more