Ten Steps To Be A Professional Screenwriter (PDF download)
Want to start and sustain a screenwriting career? These ten steps will show you how.
Script Reading In The UK: The Complete Guide (PDF download)
How to be a script reader. What the process is really like, and how readers assess scripts, plus two sample script reports.
Scriptwriting In The UK: Q&A Series (PDF download)
Q&As with writers & directors from the UK, including Tony Jordan (Hustle), Ashley Pharoah (Life on Mars), Toby Finlay (Dorian Gray) and James Watkins (Eden Lake).
Film Funding In The UK (free booklet from UK Scriptwriters Podcast)
Screenwriting Bullet Series
BLOG ARCHIVE: the best of the blog
First Ten Pages: How To Jump Start Your Script (with ref to BBC's Line of Duty)
How To Be Your Own Agent, Even If You Already Have One
How Do You Become A Screenwriter? (Six Steps!)
What Makes A Good Inciting Incident?
First Ten Pages: Flashback Intro (with ref to BBC's In The Flesh)
10 Tips For Making Short Films (once you're in production)
Narrative Point-Of-View In A Scene (with ref to Ryan Gosling's film, Drive)
Irony of Character
My First Ten Pages
Writing for Kids' TV
Tax Expenses for Screenwriters
Plot, Narrative, Story, what's the diff?
The benefits of 'helping out'
Tackling the Internet (how I made the web series Liquid Lunch)
Short Film Strategy
The Rule of Hard Work
Red Planet Prize, FAQ
Make A Short Film?
Script Reading Round-Up
Red Planet Prize, Pointers
Origin, Lessons Learned
Joss Whedon's Top 10 Writing Tips
Credit When It's Due
Are You Ready?
Getting Your Script Read
TV Shadow Schemes & Trial Scripts
Confidence & Attitude
Whatever It Takes, Redux
Music Cues In Scripts
Where To Start?
How To Use Intercutting
Personal Vs Genre
The 6 Stages Of Feedback (featuring Jason Arnopp & James Moran)
Watching The Script
What Makes A Good Spec Script?
Writing For Free
Beat Sheets, Revisited
Whatever It Takes
TV Series Bibles
Raising Your Game
What Execs Want From A Comedy Script
How To Get A Job In TV
How To Get A Job In Film
Screenwriting Tax Issues
Screenwriting Tax Claims
What A Writer Doesn't Write
A Writer's 10 Year Plan
The Push To Write
Your Writing Portfolio
Raising The Stakes
Subplots & Secondary Characters
What is 'original voice'?
How To Get An Agent
When You Get An Agent
Which Writing Process?
First Draft Syndrome
Character Vs Plot
Four Main Functions of Dialogue
The Art of Subtext
Beat Sheets, Explained
Mark Kermode's Short Film Tips
Giving Up The Dream
You made it to the end, congratulations! Reward yourself with Liquid Lunch, my 6x2min comedy web series. The 12-minute omnibus video is below!