Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Writing

I've been giving myself a wee Aristiotle refresher course to get myself tuned up for writing a treatment for a short film (a requrement for the NFTS directing fiction course) and came upon this useful resource;

http://www2.cnr.edu/home/bmcmanus/poetics.html

I know it's not meant to be good practice to write by the rules rather than letting the story 'come alive' rada rada.. but reading this has so far helped focus my existing story ideas into a series of cause and effect events rather than a jumble of happenings. Here's hoping for success...