- What is the story?
- Whose story is it?
- Do we care about the protagonist's journey?
- Is the story event led or character driven?
- At the end of the story, does it stay with us?
- Do we care?
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Writing from the heart and for the heart
I recently organised a talk for local writers and students by Script Developer Katie Boyles and Film Producer Christine Cheung in which they explored what they look for in a good script. It was a fascinating talk and many of the observations were so relevant to novel and short story writing that I had to share a few key points. All of these are questions we should be asking ourselves when we write a story.