Screenwriting & Playwriting Tips
What to do when your writing student is sobbing, screaming, and throwing things... Read More...
I gave this interview after my presentation at the Toronto Screenwriters’ Conference. If you’ve ever wanted to hear my deep thoughts on the teaching of dialogue writing, there ya go.
Animals may be smarter, but humans tell better stories. Read More...
Cory Doctorow offers a helpful way to think about the process of character development. I particularly like the way he describes the process as a feedback loop that gathers momentum over time. I’ve definitely had that feeling when working with my characters. They grow from something very sketchy to something very lifelike. That process is slow at first, but it goes faster and faster the farther along you get in a project.