Layering Comic Characters

LAYERING COMIC CHARACTERS Having chosen a role in life and a key ironic attribute for a comic character, you can begin adding layers. The most effective approach is to draw from the character’s ironic attribute. Don’t bother with devising a detailed backstory. Backstories are largely useless writing tools, unless those stories are intrinsic to the…

Writing TV Drama

Have you ever scoffed at an Aussie television drama? Have you complained that our dramas are aimed at the lowest common denominator; that anyone could write the senseless drivel that clogs the ducts of primetime TV? Here is your chance to prove your theories. Below is a step-by-step guide to devising your own Aussie TV…