Creating Characters

Why Credible Characters Are Essential For A Convincing Screenplay

Why Credible Characters Are Essential For A Convincing Screenplay

[This post is partly taken from our brand-new course, The Script.] Creating credible, “real” characters is a challenge to the new scriptwriter. Every genre – whether action or drama – is underpinned by character. Character, along with plot, is a basic, vital ingredient in a screenplay.…
Why Method Writing Makes You A Better Author

Why Method Writing Makes You A Better Author

Actors use method acting to become better at their jobs. Writers can use method writing to become better at theirs. From Method Acting To Method Writing Writers create the characters that actors play. It makes sense therefore to create a character the same way an…
7 Deadly Rules For Creating A Villain

7 Deadly Rules For Creating A Villain

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we write about the seven rules for creating villains for your stories. Every Story Has A Villain There wouldn't be much conflict for your protagonist to overcome if there was no antagonist to stir the…
Mary Sues & Why They Make The Best Protagonists 

Mary Sues & Why They Might Make The Best Protagonists

Mary Sues have become a catch-all insult for poorly written characters. People will often accuse a character of being a Mary Sue, especially when they don’t like the book or movie, instead of examining what is actually wrong with the writing. So, let me show…
29 Ways To Write About Happiness

29 Ways To Write About Happiness

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we have included 29 things for you to consider when you write about happiness. One of our most popular posts on Writers Write is 37 Ways To Write About Anger. We thought we would look at…
32 Ways To Write About Fear

32 Ways To Write About Fear

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we have included 32 things for you to consider when you write about fear. One of our most popular posts on Writers Write is 37 Ways To Write About Anger. We thought we would look at…
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