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Unlock Writers Block

Sometimes we need a little something to get the creative juices flowing. Using creative writers prompts often unlocks writers block.  I believe the best stories come out of character development and I boil the primary building blocks down to three main things: Negative Traits, Positive …

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Workshops / Vancouver Island Creative Getaways

Join my creative friends and me for workshops on Vancouver Island! Think ‘Paint Nite’ workshop parties, but for screenwriters and filmmakers. These workshops are focused on all things filmmaking and screenwriting. The workshop instructors work in the entertainment world and have a yen for mentoring …

Character Arcs

Six Elements of Character Arcs

IN A NUTSHELL: Character arcs refer to the transformation or development of a character over the course of a story. They represent the emotional, psychological, or moral journey that a character undertakes, often resulting in growth, change, or self-discovery.  Character arcs typically involve the following …

Character Arcs Screenwriting

10 Character Arcs

These character arcs are well known and a good place to start. Hero’s Journey – The hero starts in the ordinary world, gets a call to adventure, faces challenges and temptations, goes through a transformation, and returns home changed. Examples: Luke Skywalker, Harry Potter. Rags …

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Screenwriting Software – A Comparison

FINAL DRAFT CELTX SCRIVENER FADE IN Pros: Final Draft is a powerhouse in the screenwriting world, used by many professional screenwriters. It offers a wide range of features, including automatic formatting to industry standards, character and location databases, and a story planning tool. It also …