Structure

January 30, 2012

How Is a Screenplay Like a House?

What kind of a question is that? Other than using the money you get from selling your first script to buy a house, what connection could […]
December 15, 2011

Three Ways to Turn Dialogue into Action

Yes, it’s been more than 2 weeks since the last post. What can I say other than it’s that time of year. However, I have noticed couple […]
October 2, 2011

Structure Envy: Why You Need to Overcome Your Frustration With 3-Act Stucture

There is a level of frustration with writers who haven’t yet “made it”. They want to be able to write the stories that they want to […]
August 15, 2011

Shrinkage: Fitting a Novel Into a Screenplay

Disappointed with one of the Harry Potter movies, a friend of mine asked me why so much material is left out from the books when they’re turned […]