Tag: Christine Conradt
What Comes First, Character or Story?
Yes. On to the next blog post. Okay, I’ll expand. This is a question that keeps being asked of writers over and over again. There is no easy answer. I think it depends on the writer and the inspiration. Art Holcome, in a GLAWS Special Speaker Event, approached the question […]Read More
What is a log line? Put simply, it is your elevator pitch. It is your story in three or four sentences. This is not an easy thing to do. You spend months, maybe even years, on your screenplay, then you have to compress it into three or four lines. It […]Read More
Writing Scenes That don’t Exist
So after I wrote my last blog on Christine Conradt’s GLAWS presentation, I thought I’d check out her two articles in the two “Now Write” books. In, “Now Write! Screenwriting” she has an exercise called “The Scene That Doesn’t Exist”. It is an exercise to help overcome writer’s block. […]Read More
GLAWS Special Speaker Event: Christine Conradt
Less than twenty-four hours ago as I write this, I was attending Christine Conradt’s presentation on Creating Strong Female Characters. Going into this, my thought was, “how is creating a strong female character different than creating a strong male character?” The answer is that it is not. This lecture was […]Read More