All posts tagged "process"

  • First Draft: Take Stock In These 99 Stock Characters You Can Write Into Your Screenplay

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. What is the difference between archetypes and stock characters? Many...

  • First Draft: Sure, Story Structure Guides Are Useful. But When Should We Be Using Them, and How?

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. “It’s not where you take things from—it’s where you take...

  • see First Draft: Learn “Kaufman’s Folly” to Avoid Writing Fanciful Worlds That Aren’t Relatable (Video)

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. There is a fundamental issue at the heart of many...

  • First Draft: A Screenwriting Prescription For Action Description

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. A script’s first audience is not the same as a...

  • First Draft: Break Tired Screenwriting Conventions By Embracing the Heroine’s – Not Hero’s – Journey

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Katniss. Moana. Rey. Jyn. Wonder Woman. The age of the...

  • First Draft: Will You Give Your Audience a Guided Tour of Your Script’s World, Or Throw Them In Head First?

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Who doesn’t love creating a world from scratch? So many...

  • First Draft: Grab Viewers By the Eyeballs With Your Screenplay Title

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. One of the most underrated aspects of a screenwriter’s arsenal...

  • First Draft: Five Ways to Craft the Midpoint of Your Screenplay

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Great writing is a balancing act of interwoven, unifying elements. That...

  • First Draft: Cover Your (Screenwriting) Ass With These Rules For Writing Valuable Script Coverage

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Screenplays don’t exist in a bubble. They’re fated to be...

  • follow site First Draft: Seeing Is Conceiving. Build a Blueprint to Work Visuals Into Your Screenplay

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Writing visually is something a lot of screenwriters try to do,...