Thoughts and tips on writing from the keyboard trenches.
Here’s a step-by-step formula for taking your brief’s paint points, and creating a full-blown story – with characters, conflict and drama.
I caught up with Showrunner Marion Dayre to learn how character-building trumps plot-building – making stories less formulaic, more human, and way more watchable.
Smart words from veteran animators on how to make that visual suggestions column in your script awesome – and within scope.
By putting your characters in constant jeopardy, cliffhangers work to up the stakes – keeping your audience glued to the edge of their seats.
Hint: After all these years, this throwback font is still kinda useful.
Sketch comedy follows a format – and you can use it for all sorts of branded content. Here’s a no-stress starter guide.
Or, the art of pushing words down.
I’m a big fan of writing in an actual notebook. Everything’s always going to be there – unless you rip out the page or cross it out so intensely you’d never be able to decipher the now-hidden meaning.
In those situations, heck, those words were meant to disappear forever.