A blog by former co-producer of the international writing competition, The Sitcom Mission, and co-author of the Amazon 5* bestseller, Your Sitcom Mission… Should You Choose To Accept It, Declan Yeomans-Hill
Following on from the last blog about inciting incidents and creating a problem for your central characters to solve, the fundamental thing that goes hand-in-hand with that is… what does anyone want? It’s the first thing that I ask when a scene starts to flounder. We want to see characters with a goal or desire… Read more
Something advertisers do brilliantly is get to the problem and show how to fix it. It’s a thing that sitcom writers often struggle with, spending far too long on back story and set-up. It’s some skill to tell a story in 30 seconds, and new sitcom writers could learn a lot from advertisers in creating… Read more
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