A solid premise is essential in writing effective agent or publisher query letters, or for pitching movie producers. But, how do you know your story idea will work? How do you know if you even have a story?Euro Scriptchat is pleased to welcome back Jeff Lyons, founder of Storygeeks, who will once again be chatting to us about Ideas Testing and what makes a story a story. Join us on Sunday the 17th of February at 8pm GMT (12:00 PST).
Jeff Lyons is a working screenwriter and author. He is a regular guest lecturer at Stanford University's online writing program and at the UCLA Extension Writers Program, as well as a webinar instructor for The Writers Store and Writer's Digest University.
He is also a regular contributor to Script Magazine, where he writes his popular column: “Story Talk,” and to Writer’s Digest Magazine, one of the oldest and most widely read writing magazines published in the U.S.
Jeff is the founder of Storygeeks, a professional services company offering story consulting, training and editorial services to screenwriters, novelists and nonfiction authors.
His film Billy Miske is currently in pre-production in the U.K. through M4West Pictures Ltd. More information can be found on his website, www.storygeeks.com.
Follow him on Twitter @storygeeks and “like” Storygeeks on Facebook at www.facebook.com/storygeeks.
In 2013, he will be publishing an e-book entitledAnatomy of a Premise Line: 7 Steps to Foolproof Premise and Story Development.