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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 16th: Script Types: Part 3

Tweet This week I’m continuing my series and looking into how to fix up common mistakes in 2 more types of scripts.  Enjoy. Action for Action’s Sake This type of film, as implied by the name, is more interested in … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 15th: Script Types Part 2

Tweet Continuing on from last week, I will once again be presenting my thoughts on two types of scripts that I often find when reading scripts or watching short films.  So without further adieu. Message Script This type of script … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 14th: Script Types

Tweet Before I start with my tips for the week, I have to do a little self-promotion.  My film, Those Forgotten, which placed 4th in the CSSC back in 2009 has been accepted to the American Online Film Awards in … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 13th: Splitting the 2nd Act

Tweet For this weeks I am taking a tip from the legendary director Sam Peckinpah.  Sam Peckinpah (according to the late screenplay master Syd Field) made sure that his films always had a midpoint to help break up the 2nd … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 12th: Last Words

Tweet Last week we looked at how to start your story, so this week we’ll go to the other end of the spectrum.  Ending the story. By now it should be clear that near the start of your story there … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 11th: First Words

Tweet So you have a story in your head, you have a protagonist, you have the struggles and conflict that affect them and you have an antagonist who will do all they can to ensure the protagonist fails.  Now all … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 10th: Setting up the Event

Tweet From reading last weeks post, you know where to place the significant event in your story in order to provide enough space to fully develop the arc of your story and keep your audience’s attention.  And you know that … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 9th: When Does it Start?

Tweet Over the last few weeks I have been giving you tips on how to set up your story by filling in the foundations of the structure. Under your belt you should now have a rough idea of the Significant … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 8th: Connecting the Beginning and the End

Tweet With your protagonist’s Want and Need well established and your Significant Event in place you should find that you have a good foundation for the beginning to your story.  But what of the rest of the story? I trick … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 7th: All they Need is a Need

Tweet In the last few weeks I have been building up the structure of a script by introducing a Significant Event into your story and by defining your protagonist’s Want. As discussed, the Want is typically the physical aspect that … Continue reading

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