The Screenwriter's Essential Instruction Book for Designing Your Story and Writing Your Screenplay
So, you have this awesome idea for a movie.
That's fantastic! The world needs better movies! But, how do you plan it out? How do you design your story to have enough ups and downs? Do you really know your characters and how they will react in the different situations they're in? Do know what happens in every part of your script and how to balance it out so that it can be one of the select few scripts to actually become a movie?
That's where FACE THE BULL makes all of the difference.
Each year, tens of thousands of people start to write a screenplay but only a few thousand actually finish. Out of the ones that finish, only a few hundred get sold. So how do you increase your chances of success? Design your screenplay properly so that you can write the story that you've been dying to tell the correct way.
Why spend spend weeks, months, and even years pouring over a script only to be told that your characters are flat, your conflict is minimal, and your structure is wrong?
FACE THE BULL will walk you through all of the elements of designing great characters, interesting scenes, compelling conflict, and so much more while also making the writing process funner, easier, and faster than you'd expect.
"Face the Bull" will cover topics like:
How to plan out your screenplay so that writing it is a breeze
The 15 communication quirks that cause sparks to fly between your characters
The 26 different personality types from which to design your characters
The 6 criteria to design a scene that is powerful, efficient, and effective
How to identify and fix plot holes and weak conflict so that people can't ask, "But why did they do that?"
The 10 characteristics of a protagonist that you must have and how to design them
The 16 fun ways to crush writer's block
The 8 key turning points to properly structure your screenplay
The 4 protagonist/antagonist relationships and how to use them effectively
The 10 characteristics of an antagonist you must have and how to design them
The 3 different types of conflict and how to design them
How to force your characters naturally into theconflict they need
How to create the heartbeat of your story to avoid having a "flatliner"
How to write exciting action and quality dialog
How to properly create a screenplay that builds and has tension
How change should evolve over arcs, sequences, scenes, and beats
The 3 different styles of writing a screenplay
The 3 elements of a logline and how to make it perfect
How to properly format your screenplay
The Story Starter that helps organize your screenplay in a fun and easy way