Why writing the script just isn’t enough.

April 7, 2021
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, I posted this a couple of years ago but I still see the same old complaint from writers about scripts being overlooked by ‘gatekeepers’ searching for the next new thing. Now, while I have some sympathy and experience …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 16

October 16, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Okay…I know I told you in the post (before last) that I’d reached the end of my book recommendations but then I remembered my Kindle device. Here are  a few more book recommendations I had omitted. (As author and title …

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Developing Creative Discipline – part 15

September 30, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Okay… Today’s post is the last of my book recommendations but ‘eyes up’ as there are a few must reads among them – not sure why the photo came out blurry? (User error presumably!) The Coffee Break Screenwriter  (Pilar Allessandra) – …

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Getting your screenplay made in the future?

May 26, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, I came across a really interesting blog from Guy Ducker in regard to writing films that have a chance of getting produced in the post Corvid 19 future – at least that’s what I took away from it! …

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Are you maximising your creative output?

April 2, 2020
Bob Eckhard

In last week’s post, we considered the way that the isolation of Corvid has afforded us time and opportunity. Today, I’d like to return to a post from last year which is the gift that just keeps giving. I refer …

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Making the most of resources?

January 9, 2020
Bob Eckhard

As it’s the start of a new year, I thought it would be good to revisit Andrew Price’s excellent seminar. Although it’s 25+ mins long, if you pick up a few tips as to how you may save time editing …

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Maximising writing in the New Year?

December 29, 2019
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Hope you had a restful Christmas? Also, a chance to reflect on the year that is passing? What you’ve achieved or discovered about yourself that you will take with you into the months ahead? Now, while we each …

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Why producing your own script may be good for health and well-being? (part 4)

November 5, 2019
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Hot on the heels of the last two posts that considered the benefits of producing your own script with respect to TV, today I’d like to explore how the creative decision to produce can have a positive affect on …

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Why producing yourself might be the best thing yet! (part 3)

October 29, 2019
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Firstly, apologies to those who are reading this post and wondering what happened to my promised blog of ‘Why producing yourself will be good for health and wellbeing?’ Rest assured, it’s coming but has been temporarily shelved until …

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Why producing your own script may be the best thing yet… (part 1)

October 17, 2019
Bob Eckhard

  Hi all, Several years ago, I attended a morning seminar at the Soho Theatre in which a senior BBC reader presented the 10 rules of writing a good script – actually, I probably still have the notes for it …

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