Larry Brody’s TV Writing Tips & Tricks #17 – Television Storytelling

by Larry Brody

Looking for more detailed info on TV Writing? Then this is for you!

The key to successfully writing for television is to remember that it is primarily a storytelling medium. All other considerations are secondary.

No one in TV is crazy enough to say that character and dialog don’t matter, but the truth is they don’t matter AS MUCH as story. read article

Larry Brody: Live! From Paradise! #141 “A Terrific Kind of Crazy”

THE USUAL NOTE FROM LB: From the summer of 2002 to  the spring of 2010, Gwen the Beautiful and I were the proud and often exhausted owners of a beautiful Ozarks property we called Cloud Creek Ranch.

In many ways, the ranch was paradise. But it was a paradise with a price that started going up before we even knew it existed. Here’s another Monday musing about our adventure and the lessons we learned. read article

How to Network If You’re an Introvert

Any writer who says they’ve never asked themselves this question is – well, being at least a bit dishonest with themself, wouldn’t you say? Here are some tips from stage32.com.

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See Stage 32’s webinars and classes: https://www.stage32.com/webinars??? read article

Larry Brody’s TV Writing Tips & Tricks #16 – Teleplay Format

by Larry Brody

Looking for more detailed info on TV Writing? Then this is for you!

For all practical purposes, teleplays come in three formats. There’s one-hour film, half-hour film, and half-hour tape.

The hour film format is used for dramas, action shows, and primetime soaps. It looks a lot like typical screenplay format. read article

Larry Brody: Live! From Paradise! #140 “From Never Land to Paradise”

Photo by Kevin Peiper

THE USUAL NOTE FROM LB: From the summer of 2002 to  the spring of 2010, Gwen the Beautiful and I were the proud and often exhausted owners of a beautiful Ozarks property we called Cloud Creek Ranch.

In many ways, the ranch was paradise. But it was a paradise with a price that started going up before we even knew it existed. Here’s another Monday musing about our adventure and the lessons we learned.

Oh, and if y’all detect any irony, please believe me when I say it comes straight from the universe and not your kindly Uncle Larry B. read article