Monthly Archives: March 2012

Screenwriting and Story Structure

If you’re new to screenwriting or thinking about getting started in the craft, learning the fundamentals of story structure are key to establishing a solid foundation. Understanding the basics will ensure you’re on the right path before you even begin to write. Stick to a three act formula – act I, II and III, otherwise known as setup, conflict and resolution. Continue reading

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Screenwriting and Groundhog Day

Déjà vu is a sensation which usually lasts only for moments but the magical emotional connection remains, lingering and irrefutable. The moment when an idea for a story comes to you is a similar experience, almost magical. The best ideas often seem to come out of nowhere… all of a sudden you’re inspired and motivated to write and not stop until your pen runs out of ink. Continue reading

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