Alex Bloom

5 Simple Steps to Nailing Your Screenplay’s Theme

5 Simple Steps to Nailing Your Screenplay’s Theme

Alex Bloom explores the concept of theme, and offers advice on how to approach and apply theme in your screenplay.

Alex Bloom explores the concept of theme, and offers advice on how to approach and apply theme in your screenplay.

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How Reading Screenplays Will Improve Your Writing

How Reading Screenplays Will Improve Your Writing

If you're not reading screenplays, you're missing out as a screenwriter! Alex Bloom explains why, and gives advice on how to read scripts.

If you’re not reading screenplays, you’re missing out as a screenwriter! Alex Bloom explains why, and gives advice on how to read scripts.

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The Importance of Stakes in Screenwriting

The Importance of Stakes in Screenwriting

Alex Bloom discusses the #1 ingredient missing from most scenes in spec scripts.

By Alex Bloom. Having been in the script consultancy business for some time, if I had to name the single most significant factor as to why a spec screenplay does or doesn’t get picked up, there’s one in my opinion that towers head and shoulders above the rest… a lack of stakes in each and […]