Day 6: How to get loads of writing done on exploring your screenplay world and concept

What I was doing was… Further developing my screenplay story’s concept and my understanding of the protagonist’s and antagonist’s wants, that’s what today was about. And oh look, I came up with a logline/elevator pitch for the story and a whole bunch of protagonist background stuff, though less about the antagonist (actually think there’s more than one in this story). Managed to get loads done being surrounded by the gaggle

Day 4: How to help free yourself in developing early writing ideas

Some more screenplay character work before heading to work, this time on the best stab at who my story’s protagonist is. Didn’t realise where she was coming from -seems like fairytale dark. For backstory and first draft stuff I write pen to paper as the messiness of it seems to give permission to just run with ideas without the restriction of permanence and perfection that a digital document suggests (I

Day 3: How to explore your character’s deeper view of their world

Spent a nugget of time exploring some of my screenplay main character’s deep feelings and beliefs. Wrote speedy pages about what pisses her off and what breaks her heart (now my hand aches). It helped aiming some good prompts at imagining her at work, a place based somewhere I’ve been -it grounded it in something real. Wondering if this stuff is creating complexities or just contradictions in what I think