I hope all my followers had a Happy Halloween and that those of us who are writers are feeling ready for the November challenge of NaNoWriMo if you are participating this year. I am looking forward to taking part and hopefully this may be the year that I make it to the 50k finish line. If you wish to 'friend' me on the NaNoWriMo site so we can help each other achieve our goals, my handle is YorkshireBelle. Good luck to everyone.
For those followers who write scripts, here is the latest Industrial Scripts newsletter:
our old friend, is firmly here. Dark, foreboding skies, no
holidays...a time of plenty and productivity for screenwriters and
filmmakers everywhere. How many hit scripts, we wonder, were penned
during these months of minimal distraction? Many, most likely. But
why not take five minutes out, for your elixir is here...
Opinion: Unresolved Plot Threads -
Magic or Madness?
Unresolved plot threads can be frustrating or fantastic. Two modern
greats, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS and INCEPTION, show how to harness
the power of the audience's imagination.
The 10 Commandments of the
Accountable Screenwriter (PDF)
Are you an accountable screenwriter? Or one who deflects blame left,
right and sideways. Download our free above-desk, printable PDF of
The 10 Commandments of the Accountable Screenwriter.
Genius Character Reveals: Jim Donovan
Scripted by the Coen brothers and Matt Charman, and directed by
Steven Spielberg, BRIDGE OF SPIES masterfully introduces protagonist
Jim Donovan (Tom Hanks) in this one simple scene.
Characters Who Still Have a Great ARC There are no small parts! These minor
characters have great arcs, even if they just unfold in the
background, and the films they're in are all the richer for it. This
is how you do a lot with a little. Continue reading HERE...
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Industrial Scripts offers the
largest range of reports for producers, writers and directors
anywhere in the world. And with a 94+% client satisfaction rating
across 700+ Google-verified reviews,
you know where to come for all your script development needs.
"My report... was
exceptionally helpful in pointing out areas of the script that
did and did not work, ranging from large errors that were staring
me in the face to smaller, stylistic notes that will help the
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Would recommend to anybody."
- Fraser, verified
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I would highly recommend them.
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addition to highlighting new onees. It helped me identify the shortcomings
and weak points of the script clearly and convincingly. Thanks
for a well done and a quickly delivered job.
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Our Online Courses Portfolio Whether you're a new screenwriter looking to give your writing the best start,
an advanced scribe looking to write the next great American TV
script, or an author looking to craft the hit novel,
we have an online course tailored to your needs. Check out our full
course portfolio HERE
or at the individual links below.
UK Courses & Events At Industrial Scripts we run high-quality
evening and 1-day training events which deliver serious value to
participants. Our courses are tailored to suit the requirements of
the industry, and are led by professionals with proven track records
of success. Our current events
Both events run regularly in London, and we
plan to extensively expand our delivery of premium UK training in
2017 and beyond.
is next month's industry guest at The IIL?
to find out...
About OVERDRIVE OVERDRIVE, our dedicated community for screenwriters
and filmmakers, now has over 90
members and accepts applications year-round. Membership is strictly capped and vetted,
and is for our most promising and committed clients only. Unique