January 4, 2014
Just about every screenwriting teacher since Joseph Campbell has talked about the vital importance of creating archetypal characters in…
December 18, 2013
Anyone who’s ever taken a class or read a book about how to write a screenplay has heard more…
December 11, 2013
All writers, at some point in their careers, have found themselves feeling disconnected from their characters.
September 26, 2013
Is Your Screenplay Ready For a Star? By Jacob Krueger Everybody knows that if you want to get your...
March 31, 2013
If you’ve ever been part of a writing class, you’ve probably had the dangers of cliché burned into your…
November 15, 2012
In musicals, it’s easy to connect with a character’s wish-song, because they tend to sing it right at us.
November 8, 2012
Creating a believable antagonist is about more than just coming up with nefarious plans.
October 17, 2012
When you understand the itch your character can’t scratch, you understand the real root of all structure.
July 16, 2012
TRUTH #1: JUST BECAUSE YOUR CHARACTER SAYS SOMETHING DOESN’T MAKE IT DIALOGUE