WRITING TIPS: CONCEPT, PLOT, STRUCTURE, FORMAT, THEME, part one

by Ann Marie Williams © 2020 If you write, you've likely heard terms like concept, plot, structure, formatting, and theme.  Each is important. Each is different from the other. But each also affects the other. The trouble is, there is little consistency in how these terms are defined.  Terms like plot and structure, for example, are often … Continue reading WRITING TIPS: CONCEPT, PLOT, STRUCTURE, FORMAT, THEME, part one

Quick Tip: Writing Dialogue

by Ann Marie Williams Sometimes, while reading through my script, I like to ignore the character cues before each chunk of dialogue. If I can't tell which character is speaking without the aid of the character cue, then that's usually a sign I need to rewrite the dialogue.