Writing Exercise: Improve Your Story Mapping

Writing Exercise: Improve Your Story Mapping

As you know, mastering structure and having the ability to map out and plot a story is an essential part of screenwriting, which can be significantly improved through the following practical exercise. This simple but very effective exercise involves writing an outline...
Choosing and Introducing Your Focus Characters

Choosing and Introducing Your Focus Characters

Oftentimes the new screenwriter will populate their spec with numerous characters. But how many characters are too many? It all depends on the type of story you’re telling. Who is this story about? It doesn’t matter if it’s a simple story or a complex story, it should...