Stephen Cleary – What an audience feels
The world’s screenwriting gurus inscribe pages of instruction to assist heroes, after their incident has been incited, to claim their personal elixir after victory in a supreme ordeal and a cathartic sacrifice. It’s noble work being the hero behind the hero. Aristotle knew it.
International screenwriting lecturer and all-round story scholar, Stephen Cleary,
sailed from Australia’s shores, leaving behind the question ‘Has this focus on writing from the writer’s point of view led to better storytelling?’ Continue reading STEPHEN CLEARY – WHAT AN AUDIENCE FEELS
Bruce Block’s book on constructing a visual story is both rewarding and frustrating at the same time.
As Nancy Meyer‘s testimonial says on the back cover, The Visual Story “is the only book of its kind” and to my knowledge, she’s right. To find a single volume that touches on the elements of visual design that Block’s book does is nigh on impossible; trust me, I’ve tried. Continue reading Visual Story by Bruce Block REVIEW