On the destructive myth of a writer’s ‘voice’, and what ‘finding your voice’ actually means.
The delightful Holly Lyons, screenwriting lecturer at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, and maven behind script assessment service Screenwriting Scriptease, invited me along last week to a speed pitching … Continue reading Speed Pitching! Things To Consider
Over the coming months, I’m hoping to write a series of posts for aspiring kids’ content makers tackling some of the common pitfalls of developing and writing children’s television, and … Continue reading 5 Ways To Improve Gender Representation In Your Kids TV Concept
If writing is re-writing, scriptwriting is script editing. And one of the most basic tools of script editing is the One Liner, which focuses you on POS (point of scene). … Continue reading What’s The Point (Of Scene)? How The One Liner Changed How I See Stories
About a year ago, I came across a group called NYC Midnight that run a slate of online writing competitions. I’m usually pretty suspicious of these sorts of things, and … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I Recommend The NYC Midnight Writing Challenges
In which I discover ‘The I.T. Crowd’ properly and also discover Graham Linehan’s awesome approach to writing sitcoms. I clearly have been living under a rock for some … Continue reading Have You Tried Turning It Off and On Again?