Resource Centre

Resources are added regularly to practice, download, read and watch

WRITING PRACTICE EXERCISES

Take part in the following writing exercises to sharpen your writing skills:

No. 1 Create a Scene

No. 2 Become a Character

No. 3 Adding Character Detail

No. 4 Unreliable Narrator

SCREENWRITING

JJ Abrams (American Film Maker) on Mystery Box in Writing

Ted Talks: JJ Abrams

Andrew Stanton (American Film Director) on the Clues of a Great Story

Ted Talks: Andrew Stanton

22 Rules on Story Basics

Pixar Story Rules

BOOKS

Save the Cat! The last book on screenwriting you will need by Blake Snyder

Book (Amazon)

The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers 3rd Edition by Christopher Vogler

Book (Amazon)

Story: Substance, Style, and Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee

Book (Amazon)

PODCASTS/COMPETITIONS

Smart Author Podcasts with Mark Coker

Smashwords Podcasts

Edinburgh International Flash Fiction Competition:

Edinburgh Competition