I have spent the last few years honing my craft in Scriptwriting while simultaneously writing in traditional book format. I used to think the difference between the two styles wasn't too different beyond structure and how dialogue is brought into play. I didn't spend much time in a Film course from 2013-2015 to realise that … Continue reading Finding Comfort in Scriptwriting
In the modern era, the formatting style used for novels and short stories remains as one of the most popular styles to be used by writers, big and small. Unless you’re living the Hollywood lifestyle day-in and day-out, Scriptwriting is an undervalued practice, yet a more efficient one than anyone dares to realise. It just … Continue reading Helpful Scriptwriting Tips
As the world of film and areas alike continue to change coming into 2019, so have certain resources, particularly those to do with writing. A lot of what one can learn about many different forms of writing can be found outlined by online articles and YouTube videos by both semi-experienced writers and professionals. This begs … Continue reading Are Writing Seminars Still Necessary?
INT. BEDROOM – MORNING There is an alarm clock on top of the dresser next to a bed. A young man, KEVIN, is sleeping in the bed with his back turned to the alarm clock. He turns over in his sleep and faces the alarm clock. The clock goes off. Kevin partially opens his eyes. … Continue reading Fizzy Catastrophe
[Based on an online short story] EXT. APARTMENT BUILDING – DAY A woman in a suit, landlord EIBHLÍN O’BRIEN, is standing outside the entrance of an apartment building. She looks around. She slightly slides her sleeve up her right arm and checks her watch. She puts her sleeve back down and continues to wait. She … Continue reading Curiosity Kills