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What Is a Screenplay?

The screenplay has a very different structure to the structure authors use for writing books. The script for a fiction film (documentarians work in their ways and don’t always work from a script while making a documentary) is divided into scenes, which move the action… Read more

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A Little Bit More About the Characters

Without strong and real characters, your story will have no framework to be built around. It’s worth investing time in developing and getting to know your characters. Even after your first draft, you will still have plenty of time to get to know your characters… Read more

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Neil Gaiman Shares His Top Tips on Improving Dialogue

“A reader’s emotions can be sparked with few words. That’s the power of dialogue.” Sol Stein Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels and non-fiction books. His work includes amongst many other titles: The Sandman, American Gods, Stardust. Coraline, The… Read more

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Shonda Rhimes Shares Her Tips on Pitching TV Shows Effectively

1. You need to learn how to pitch effectively to be successful and have your show picked up. 2. Well-constructed pitch is visual, quick and easy to portray the show’s central characters and the core concept. 3. Think about how you could describe your show… Read more

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Writing Tips From Shonda Rhimes One of the Most Successful TV Writers

About Shonda Rhimes is an American producer, writer (fiction, film and TV scripts) and showrunner. Her shows include: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Private Practice’, ‘Scandal’, and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’, just to name a few. 1. Learn how to source ideas for your stories from… Read more