Into the Woods: Preface to the US edition

Into the Woods: Preface to the US edition

Published for the first time outside the UK, this is the Preface to the US edition of Into the Woods, in which John Yorke looks at how much nonsense has been written about screenwriting – and how you can tell the real rules of narrative from the fake ones.

I’ve written a script – what next?

I’ve written a script – what next?

You’ve perfected your first spec script and are ready to send it out to production companies. Congratulations on a huge achievement. So what’s the process? How do you get your work read and your talent noticed? Here, we explore the steps an aspiring writer can take towards success.