Best of the Web 30 Sep

Story & Structure :: The Importance of Character Depth :: The #1 Most Important Element In Developing A Character :: Antagonists and ‘What About Bob’ :: Anatomy of a Contained Thriller :: Scene Essentials Script Perfection :: How to Write with Style by Kurt Vonnegut, the 1980 Edition :: Writer Podcast: Janine Sherman Barrois (Criminal Minds, ER, Third Watch) :: …

Logline it! – Week 11

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to www.logline.it. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges Around the Block [box] “Set around the riots in Redfern during 2004 AROUND THE BLOCK is about breaking family …

The Heart of Storytelling

My grandmother’s sister, an elderly spinster, died last year while I was overseas. The news sent minor waves through me; I was more upset by the fact that I wasn’t really upset at all and I should have been… by Cherie Lee She was an ever present member of the extended family: reliably documenting every Christmas with her oversized camera, …