EP #003– How To Write Character Descriptions
In this, our second podcast episode, I discuss the importance of having good character descriptions.
EPISODE #003–Writing Good Character Descriptions (SHOW NOTES)
RUN TIME about 29 minutes
The show is divided into four parts.
PART ONE: The Story
Why are we so captivated by really good television? Characters.
Where to begin? The character description.
PART TWO: The Topic of the Week.
- How character descriptions appear in scripts
- The SCORECARD method
- As the story unfolds
- Descriptions that sound like the character
PART THREE: Your Homework
Here’s your homework:
- Write some LOGLINES for a SERIES PREMISE that is sparked by a PHOTO YOU FIND.
- Then, write at LEAST two character descriptions in the SCORECARD form, and make the description sound like you THINK the character might sound
PART FOUR: Your Questions
Today we take a question from KATIE, about how to manage a writer’s room to get the most work done.
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