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TV Writer Tip Tuesday.

Today’s tip is brought you by the industry standard on page count. Let’s start with the distinction between a screenplay and a novel. In a novel, you can have lengthy prose filled with descriptive details that go on and on page after page creating a beautiful work of art. 206 more words

Screenwriting

Looks like I have some work to do…

Television

#SixWeekSpec Update: It's Done!

Monday night at 12:09am, I was finally able to type the words “fade out”. Towards the end I was really anxious to just get it over with and move on to the next project. 291 more words

Keeping Things Fresh

Another subject that people on Twitter have asked me to cover in the blog is how to keep a long-running show “fresh”. After three seasons of Wolfblood, I suppose I should know a few things about that… 451 more words

Television

TV Writer Tip Tuesday!

Writers write, right?

But do we? Writers watch Youtube videos about writing. Writers clean their desks. Writers post pics on Facebook of their cats interrupting their writing. 354 more words

Screenwriting

Tales from the Writers’ Room: Part One

One of my favorite parts about writing for TV or film is the magical process of seeing my words come to life. In reality, it was a very talented props person named Ian, and not magic, that made the centrifuge I wrote about on Thursday appear in the entryway of our building Monday morning. 273 more words

Books, Movies, YA, Writing

TV Writer Tip Tuesday!

How many scripts should a TV writer have in his portfolio?

Years ago, a TV writer hopeful would need two spec scripts under his belt to show as samples. 195 more words

Screenwriting