Writing Powerful Villains

I am making my way through Robert McKee's Story (subtitled Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting) for the second time (it's just so good!) and I wanted to touch on McKee's principle of "the negation of the negation" and how it used to create the most powerful villains. First, when I say "powerful villain" I don't … Continue reading Writing Powerful Villains

First Five Chapter Titles

This week has been very productive. I'm still making my way through the first four chapters and am now rough drafting chapter 5. As such, I thought I'd take a minute and share the rough titles of the chapters so far, to give a little bit of a tease of what happens 😉 Of course, … Continue reading First Five Chapter Titles

Rough Draft is Underway!

Hello everyone. Sorry that I haven't posted in a while. Just been getting back into the swing of things after the holidays, and sadly the blog is what fell to the last of the priority list. But now I'm back at it! Even though I haven't shared anything, the last month or so has actually … Continue reading Rough Draft is Underway!