by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) A listener will usually know in the first ten seconds of hearing about your story if their curiosity has been piqued or not. Every word should be chosen wisely when pitching your idea. However, no other part of the pitch has as much potential to invite the
I have a process where I eliminate dialogue and replace it with actions that can speak the same truth, if possible.
Character gives us qualities, but it is in actions — what we do — that we are happy or the reverse. All human happiness and misery take the form of action.
Let’s start this series off with one of the fathers of the action genre, Shane Black.