The Lesser Known Leap Frog of Interior and Exterior

October 13, 2021
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Okay, following on from the advice given in the post (before last) about structuring and checking your work for mistakes, we begin today with my  ‘101 Basics’ on the use of INT/EXT in your setting directions – if you …

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London Screenwriter Festival

October 5, 2021
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Sorry to be off blog recently but I’ve have been rather busy with the London Screenwriter Festival which is still on at the moment – the online section that is which runs through October with sessions being recorded …

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Developing a production mindset

March 31, 2021
Bob Eckhard

Good Morning A couple of years ago, I happened across Andrew Price’s excellent seminar.  Although Andrew is a graphic artist, the seven points he makes have application for all creatives whether they are screenwriters, playwrights, novelists, filmmakers or whatever. Okay …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 14

September 24, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, This week we consider an aspect of creative discipline that is often not adhered to. I refer of course to time spent at the computer – and I will confess here that I am not that great at …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 12

September 10, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Well… …it seems like the ideas for the ‘Developing Creative Discipline’ strand just keep coming. This week, we consider what to do after the script is written – and let me be clear here,  I am not talking about sending it …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 10

August 26, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Well…. I never thought we’d get into double figures with this series on developing creative discipline but here we are! And for this tenth blog in the series,  we return to something posted on previously which is about understanding ourselves …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 9

August 19, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, …and welcome to part 9 in this series of Developing Creative Discipline. I must confess I never thought there would be this many things to suggest but I just keep finding resources which I think are really useful. …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 8

August 12, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Following on with our series in developing creative discipline, we look today at  ‘the edit’. Obviously, there is a lot more to editing then what I am going to say here but I think (for myself in particular) …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 7

August 7, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi Sorry for the late blog but it’s been a busy week. Obviously- with it being a Friday – it’s likely this blog won’t be read by many. Apparently, Wednesday is the day to post blogs for maximum views but …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 6

July 22, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi There Following on from last week’s post- Developing Creative Discipline 5 about  utilising your contacts application as a memo reminder, today we look at organisation in the creative process. Truth is that we writers (despite our protestations) love to write. …

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