Formula For Writing A Bad Story — Travis Seppala

Film Courage: What is the formula for writing a bad story?

Travis Seppala, Screenwriter/Author: I feel like there are many ways a story could go bad.

*Not picking the right character to be the lead.

I’ve definitely read scripts where the lead character is much less interesting than a secondary character in the script. It’s like why are you focusing here?

*Being completely plot-driven to the point where we don’t really have characters.

If the whole story is just set…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

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