Something I hope will be useful to those of you considering Script Frenzy this year.

Creative Writing Studies

To date on this site we have focused more on literary forms – especially fiction and poetry – than on scripts. It’s good to be able to redress the balance a little here. The resource I’ve selected to showcase in this post is a website called The Script Lab.

The website provides an extraordinarily rich range of resources. They include:

  • Screenwriting 101 – a series of introductory articles on screenwriting;
  • Screenwriting Basics – practical resources on such matters as genre and how to write the first ten pages of a script. Screenwriting Basics contains my favourite part of the site, namely ‘Sequence breakdowns‘ – this part provides very analytical, concrete examples of the craft of scripting sequences of 10-15 minutes;
  • How to write a screenplay, which organises tips around categories that will be familiar to most readers here (story, character, structure, voice etc.)
  • TSLU – ‘The…

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