Larry Brody’s TV Writing Tips & Tricks #7

Even More Characterization – AKA Part Four
by Larry Brody

Even when I don’t have a show in production tons of spec scripts are sent to me. Most are spec screenplays, but both they and the spec teleplays share one common flaw. Their writers are so worried about overwriting that they under write the material and fail to draw the reader into the characters’ state of mind.

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If your reader isn’t pulled into the story and made to know and share the feelings of the characters, especially the main characters, then your script isn’t going to work. It won’t appeal to producers or actors or directors, and if by some chance it gets made it will fall flat to the audience. read article

Last Week’s Most Important Cord Cutting Developments – 1/12/21

Cord Cutters News gives us the latest on the cord cutting front. Discovery+ Launches, Roku’s Record Numbers, CES 2021 Previews, and More!

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Larry Brody: Live! From Paradise! #130 “Bypass Boogie”

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

10 Most Viewed TVWriter™ Posts of the Week – 1/11/21

Thumbs Up Y’all

Good morning! Welcome to another new week at TVWriter™.  As usual, our day is beginning with a look at our most popular blog posts and resource pages during the last 7 days.

They are, in order:

Corporal Punishment and Primetime TV read article