MICE Outlining

Another masterclass series from the Writing Excuses podcast that I found interesting on script writing as M.I.C.E. This stands for The basic premise is that stories are easier to understand when you nest the starting and ending of parts of the story. For example, you can start a storyline for A, end A, start B, … More MICE Outlining

Emotional Impact in Scriptwriting

This is my summary of a podcast I found on YouTube (its available on multiple platforms) from “Bulletproof Screenwriting“, an interview with Karl Iglesias (author, teacher, and consultant in scriptwriting). The whole Bulletproof series looks great if you want to learn more about screenwriting (I just subscribed to the podcast myself), but here are my … More Emotional Impact in Scriptwriting

Great advice for writing a good story, by some old guy

There are probably some great books on how to write good drama scripts, but I came across a reference to ‘The Poetics’ written by Aristotle in 330 BCE. I was curious how much story telling has changed over the years. I found it a surprisingly interesting read with concrete actionable advice. I might not have … More Great advice for writing a good story, by some old guy