Movie Mash Ups

Truth is stranger than fiction? In the magical world of movies, fiction is fighting back. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, for heaven’s sake I was reminded of the idea of movie mash ups by the announcement of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the latest manifestation of walking dead coming to you on the big screen soon. […]

Story structure, plotting and free flow

Screenwriters and novelists, it’s not easy to turn out a good tale. A writer will get more criticism over story structure, plotting and free flow, than any other components. Why is structure so hard? I put the question to screenwriters, and unleashed a river of emotion. Here’s what stood out. Don’t start: you are not […]