The Ultimate Character Questionnaire (156 questions)…
This character questionnaire has been collated from a variety of sources. It has been split into categories to try to make it more manageable, but this categorisation is far from perfect and lots o…
The Idea Generator: A Screenwriting Starter Kit • Any Possibility
The Screenwriting Starter Kit will help you set aside time, create intention and choose an idea for your next screenplay.
5 Scenes to Add to the Second Act of Your Script — E.M. Welsh
Without a doubt, writing the second act of any type of story is incredibly difficult, but writing the second act of screenplay is often even harder simply because every single scene must count. There is no time for dawdling plots or loitering characters – everything must either move the plot forward or reveal information about the character. Schedule
Do you REALLY Know What Genre Your Screenplay Is? - ScreenCraft
ScreenCraft's Ken Miyamoto breaks down the major genres and sub-genres in film and discusses the importance of knowing the genre you're writing in.
How to Outline Your Screenplay, Phase 2 | Write + Co. for screenwriters
Take a peek inside the process of developing and writing a screenplay. In this series, we're breaking it down step by step.
How to Outline Your Screenplay, Phase 1 | Write + Co. for screenwriters
Survey a thousand screenwriters and you’ll get a thousand different ways to approach a writing project. You have to find what works for you. This screenplay outline process is one I like because it's a way of pushing story development forward quickly without getting overwhelmed by the process.
Character Development Checklist – 13 Points To Consider
We love to read about believable characters in books. You can do this by using this infographic as your character development checklist.
How to Write Dialogue With Our FREE “Tips for Writing Dialogue” Checklist
Learning how to write dialogue that conveys plot and jumps off the page by studying the best dialogue examples.
How to create an awesome plot outline! A step by step guide
After you’ve figured out the rough plot of your novel (I used the first 4 steps of Randy Ingermanson’s snowflake method), it may help you to outline it. An outline can be viewed as a basic ‘w…
How to Write a Movie Synopsis That Sells (Free Template)
Knowing how to write a movie synopsis is an absolute must for anyone trying to shop a screenplay or work within Hollywood. But how can you compress the complex thoughts of your story into a one-page doc?
Saturday Story Prompts
Saturday Story Prompts are a weekly collection of five short snippits of story that my Muses never went further with. Hopefully they’ll spark a story for someone else!
7 Tips for Writing Unique Characters
One of the goals as a writer is to create a character that stands out. Your world is unique and wonderfully interesting, but are your characters? Can you tell who is speaking without a tag? Does your character even surprise your reader at times? Let me g
8 ½ Character Archetypes You Should Be Writing - Helping Writers Become Authors
Character archetypes present important guidelines for creating a well-rounded cast that can provide optimum help for advancing your hero's journey.