Wednesday Jun 21, 2023

Pilar Alessandra (screenwriting fundamentals)

Danielle Krage interviews Pilar Alessandra, who is a Hollywood script consultant, author of the top-selling screenwriting book, The Coffee Break Screenwriter, and host of the On the Page Podcast (now in its 16th year). Pilar is known as one of Los Angeles’s leading story instructors, and she has travelled the world teaching screenwriting and television writing.

In this episode, she shares really practical advice to help comedy writers think about character, stakes, sequences, structures, their writer perspective and effective dialogue.

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