Yearly Archives: 2013








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Day two of the festival, and many more wonderful sessions to choose from! I kicked off Saturday with Julie Gray‘s session on cinematic writing. I was really looking forward to this, because Julie’s sessions last year – You ARE the hero of the journey and Character and structure: twins separated […]

London Screenwriters’ Festival 2013: Day 2!




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It’s almost the end of October’s #loglinechallenge! Our star of the month was Jackie Jager, who has been persistently creative and active in our Facebook group and has amassed an impressive collection of new story ideas! I caught up with Jackie, ahead of our new November challenge, to find out […]

Jackie Jager tells us what it’s like to take part in #loglinechallenge…


So, the biggest screenwriting event of the year just happened! For many of us screenwriters and development/production professionals, it’s an event we highlight in our calendars, anticipate and then appreciate post-event for the energy and inspiration it gives us to keep working towards achieving our dreams and goals. This year […]

London Screenwriters’ Festival 2013: Day 1!









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How can you develop characters? Start off with a character development questionnaire, which is designed to help you check if your characters are structured into the overall screenplay, and are arcing, well: Character? Want/need/obligation? Inner/Outer? Opposition? Inciting incident/catalyst for change? Decision under pressure? Course of action embarked upon? Point of […]

Character development: How do you develop characters?