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February 7, 2017
Abide by this Rule Book to map out your script’s characters’ reactions across a spectrum of emotions, from disgust to love and everything in between.
October 24, 2016
“Theme” is a term that gets tossed around a great deal in the film world. So what do we mean when we talk about theme in a story? What does it look like?
October 17, 2016
Is your story strong enough to go the distance? Avoid flaws that may doom your work to failure by taking these steps to qualify the strength of your idea.
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October 14, 2016
Moments are what the audience remembers about a great movie. Strung like pearls on a necklace, they are what turn film into cinema.
September 14, 2016
Discover a new alternative to the conventional wisdom of restorative three-act story structure. Craft a working draft of moments rather than actions.
August 11, 2016
Writer and lecturer Art Holcomb explores how to develop your Personal Story Arc to create compelling and emotionally believable scripts.
May 16, 2016
For first-time screenwriters, “Good is never going to be good enough.” You must be great. Your first script must be great in order to sell.