Your character has a ‘want’, but do they have a ‘need’? BAFTA-winning John Yorke explains how you establish a character’s internal desire.
You’ve written your story, now how can you test whether it’s as good as it can be? John Yorke recommends asking 10 questions.
In this premium article John Yorke explores how Chernobyl’s makers ‘took something complex, grey, difficult and un-heroic and turned it into a classic Hollywood narrative shape’.
In the Preface to the US edition of Into the Woods, John Yorke explains how you can tell the real rules of narrative from the fake ones.
How do you get your work read and your talent noticed? Here, we explore the steps an aspiring writer can take towards success.
Chelsea Morgan Hoffman looks at the process of developing a screenplay and the power of 5 Act Structure.