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This is mostly about the lessons I have learned during my career in screenwriting. One day, I may include anything I enjoy in life, including: Single-Malt Scotch, Comic-Con International, Love, The World of Entertainment, Fantasy Football... It's all fair game. I'm an adventurous spirit.

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How dual-mentor-characters-work - WGA writer Michael Tabb illustrates and analyses the use of multiple mentor characters in a single screenplay. Tom Berenger, Oliver Stone, Platoon Movie, Movie Theater, Movie Tv, The Lost Weekend, Willem Dafoe, Star Wars, Movies

SCRIPT NOTES: How Dual Mentor Characters Work

WGA writer Michael Tabb illustrates and analyses the use of multiple mentor characters in a single screenplay.

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SCRIPT NOTES: Major Character Types – "Mentor"

Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role. Michael Tabb highlights THE MENTOR.

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SCRIPT NOTES: Who is the Hero?

How does a script work structurally when there seems to be two central characters? Michael Tabb explains how to determine who is the hero.

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SCRIPT NOTES: Where Story Begins - Premise

WGA writer shares how he goes from zero to story without ever incurring writer's block. During these articles, he explains premise, genre, and structure.

Characters are engines that drive ideas into story. Each of the five major character types plays a specific role in that process. First is THE PROTAGONIST. Character Types, Character Development, Victoria Derbyshire, La Saga Harry Potter, Bbc S, Writing Characters, Fandoms, Cool Writing, Daniel Radcliffe

SCRIPT NOTES: Major Character Types - "Protagonist"

Characters are engines that drive ideas into story. Each of the five major character types plays a specific role in that process. First is THE PROTAGONIST.

Script Notes about the 5 Character types. Protagonist, Antagonist, Love Interest, Mentor, Reflection Character by Michael Tabb Character Types, Man Movies, Fantasy Football, Screenwriting, Writing Inspiration, Writing Tips, X Men, Filmmaking, Storytelling

SCRIPT NOTES: Major Character Types - "Antagonist"

Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Second is THE ANTAGONIST.

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SCRIPT NOTES: Genre Gone Wrong

One WGA writer's take on how the standard practice and application of genre can be used in ways that may adversely affect a screenplay.

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SCRIPT NOTES: Major Character Types – “The Love Interest”

Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Third is THE LOVE INTEREST.

A professional, WGA Writer bats around the logistical question of the protagonist also being the antagonist in a script. Scary Movie Films, Film Movie, Good Movies, Awesome Movies, The Band, Ryan Reynolds Buried, Indie Books, Film School, Cartoon Tv

SCRIPT NOTES: Can the Protagonist Be the Antagonist?

A professional, WGA Writer bats around the logistical question of the protagonist also being the antagonist in a script. Can a hero also be the villain?

 Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Michael Tabb explores THE REFLECTION character. James Caan Godfather, The Godfather, Character Types, Fair Games, Fantasy Football, Screenwriting, Script, Books To Read, Reflection

SCRIPT NOTES: Major Character Types – “Reflection”

Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Michael Tabb explores THE REFLECTION character.

A (not) pre-written Q & A with Michael Tabb Best Screenplay, Fair Games, Film Making, Pre Writing, Fantasy Football, Screenwriting, Step Guide, Film Festival, New Books

A (not) pre-written Q & A with Michael Tabb

MaximumZ Screenwriting Blog Interviews Writer Michael Tabb, decade-long WGA member and author of the new book Prewriting Your Screenplay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories.

A (not) pre-written Q & A with Michael Tabb Best Screenplay, Fair Games, Film Making, Pre Writing, Fantasy Football, Screenwriting, Step Guide, Film Festival, New Books

A (not) pre-written Q & A with Michael Tabb

MaximumZ Screenwriting Blog Interviews Writer Michael Tabb, decade-long WGA member and author of the new book Prewriting Your Screenplay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories.

Script brings you behind the scenes to get to know our family of contributors on a more personal level. Meet Michael Tabb, author of Script Notes. Full Sail University, Fair Games, Screenwriting, Writer, Artist, Projects, Log Projects, Blue Prints, Script Writing

SCRIPT INDUSTRY EXPERT Q&A: Meet Michael Tabb of 'Script Notes'

Script brings you behind the scenes to get to know our family of contributors on a more personal level. Meet Michael Tabb, author of Script Notes.

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Prewriting Your Screenplay

The website of entertainment screenwriter Michael Tabb

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SCRIPT NOTES: Where Story Begins – Genre

WGA writer Michael Tabb shares how he goes from zero to story without ever incurring writer's block. This article delves into selecting a genre.