Picking a story style

Typewriter. Image by Markus Winkler from Pixabay

A great story is essential to a great script. But, just as there are lots of different ways to make a sitcom, there are lots of different ways to tell a story in a sitcom.

Perhaps you have studied creative writing or scriptwriting at college or university level, in which case you will have an academic idea of the different structural tricks television writers can employ. Maybe you just like watching lots of telly - which should give you an equally broad, if perhaps less technical, understanding.

Playing with structure is something screenwriters, in comedy and drama, tend to become...

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Published: Monday 15th August 2022

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