Multi-award-winning international playwright Simon Stephens spoke to John Yorke Story’s Katherine Press, and shares his thoughts on drama, creativity and the musical structure of scripts.
Ahead of BBC Writersroom’s annual Drama Room submission window, Katherine Press spoke to Development Executive Simon Nelson about his role at Writersroom and his top tips for writers planning to submit.
Perfecting the structure of a story makes the difference between a good idea and a successful piece of screenwriting. In this one-to-one session, the John Yorke Story team work with a screenwriter as she masters some of the core elements of five-act structure: inciting incidents, moments of hope and despair, and the point of no return.
In this exclusive interview, JYS’s Katherine Press speaks to Julia McKenzie, Head of Radio Comedy for BBC Studios, about her role at the BBC, how to submit your work to production companies and how to react to trends in writing.
There’s more to think about when when writing for games that simply what words to use, Caroline Marchal summarises some dos and don’ts for those looking to work in the industry.