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Advanced screenwriting mastery chapter two.

Advanced Screenwriting Mastery
Chapter Two: Drama​

Whether it’s contemporary, period, relationship, or elevated non-fiction, the Drama Genre is the backbone of screenwriting and storytelling.

Mastery of this single genre is essential for success in any other.

How Much: £33

Spend the day with Bob and master new actionable strategies for creating complex, relatable characters, like those in “Good Will Hunting,” “Moonlight,” “Breaking Bad,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Sopranos,” “Mad Men,” and “The Crown”.  Unpack EXACTLY how you can then use this insight to build a compelling plot that will keep your audience engaged. Or more likely, redraft your existing work, making it tighter, deliver more punch, and connect more profoundly with the reader. 

You’ll also discover practical techniques for writing punchy, unforgettable dialogue, such as “I am the one who knocks,” or “I’m not a hero. I’m a drifter with nothing to lose,” and stylistic flourishes like “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.”

Together we will be inspired to dig deep into the emotions of your characters to find the universalities that appeal to readers, and we will equip you to confront your greatest writing challenges head-on. By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to write a drama screenplay that will leave your audience feeling deeply moved.

This masterclass will give you:

  • Actionable strategies for creating complex, relatable characters who will capture your audience’s hearts and minds, and the reader too.
  • Practical techniques you can employ RIGHT NOW, for writing effective dialogue that will make your audience feel a wide range of emotions.
  • The inner confidence to pitch your ideas to industry professionals to better navigate the business of screenwriting.
  • A deep understanding of the fundamental principles of drama writing, including character development, plot structure, and dialogue. Your writing will feel immediate, jump off the pages, and effortless.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to write a screenplay that will leave your audience feeling whatever you want them to feel. And with an industry facing twist that will make it attractive to producers and executives.

Join us and take your NEXT step towards screenwriting mastery and a successful career in the emotionally charged world of drama entertainment.

Wait... I want to get access to the entire Screenwriting Mastery series with ALL FIVE workshops...​

Get ALL FIVE of the live workshops, plus two additional pre-recorded classes for £199.

You can select individual workshops above OR buy the All Genres Package for £199 below and spend the next three months immersed in story, screenwriting and taking your career to the next level.

*All workshops are available online for one year.

Online Workshops In the series included in the £199 deal

Advanced Screenwriting Mastery Chapter One: Horror
Dive into the abyss… MORE HERE

Advanced Screenwriting Mastery Chapter Two: Drama
The Beating Heart of ALL Screenplays. MORE HERE


Advanced Screenwriting Mastery Chapter Three: Comedy
Saturday 25th March
Every single script is improved with at least SOME laughter… MORE HERE


Advanced Screenwriting Mastery Chapter Four: Thrillers
Saturday 8th April
What happens next? Master the WHY of what keeps people turning the page… MORE HERE

Advanced Screenwriting Mastery Chapter Five: Sci-Fi and Fantasy
Saturday April 22nd
Master the DNA of why Sci-Fi and Fantasy HOOKS audiences so effectively. The BIG idea and creating credible and compelling worlds… MORE HERE


*BONUS ONE… Writing The Biopic: Based on True Stories (ON DEMAND NOW)
Free when you sign up to the Master ALL Genres Package, just £199 (for seven online workshops)… MORE HERE


*BONUS TWO… Any Additional Workshop FREE (complete list below)
Free when you sign up to the Master ALL Genres Package, just £199 (for seven online workshops)… MORE HERE

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‘It was clearly structured, with brilliant advice and watching the clips was very helpful. It’s one of the best courses I’ve been on. The workshop part helped me look at my script in a new light – looking at those intense, emotion-laden, visually memorable moments which sum up relationship or theme. Brilliant!’
Amy Sparkes // Writer

Select Your BONUS Online Worskhop from the list below when you sign up...

  • Writing The Perfect Nemesis For Your Story
    Something Wicked This Way Comes… Writing The Perfect Nemesis For Your Story. Any irresistible story requires an authentic, relatable, formidable, memorable opponent.
  • Nemesis II: Revelations
    It’s one thing to know your foe… It’s another thing to know their path, how to track them, and how to have your characters defeat them in the most deeply satisfying ways.
  • Writing To Get Produced
    The Art, Craft and Business of the Low Budget Film Script.
  • Writing The Pilot
    The Gateway To TV and Streaming Success.
  • Writing The Killer One Pager POPULAR
    The One Pager is an essential link in the chain that your screenplay will pass along. It will be read WAY more than your screenplay, by agents, sales agents, producers, broadcasters, directors.
  • Write Like Quentin Tarantino: The Ten Screenwriting Commandments
    Love him or loathe him, Tarantino is an undeniable talent. His writing charms critics, seduces award givers and dazzles audiences…
  • Mastering The Meaning
    Mastering The Meaning: Adding Rocket Fuel To Theme and Subtext In Your Script.
  • The Ten Commandments of Aaron Sorkin POPULAR
    While no-one can write just like Aaron Sorkin, except Aaron Sorkin, we can all learn from his writing. Six hour masterclass with exercises.
  • Writer’s Voice
    How To Write With Sizzle and Substance While Retaining YOUR Authenticity​.
  • Crafting The Killer First Act
    Act One… In the Beginning, YOU create the Heavens and the Earth.
  • Demystifying Act 2: Where GREAT Scripts Go To Thrive
    Maintaining momentum and mystery, while exploring character arcs and themes, building plot, tensions and careening toward that satisfying conclusion is the heavy lifting of screenwriting.
  • Writing The KILLER Final Act
    Learn how to take your great story, characters, universe, themes and situations and craft them into an inevitable, deeply satisfying and explosive Final Act.
  • Comedy Drama Masterclass: Ted Lasso
    The 10 TV Writing Commandments of Ted Lasso.
  • Mastering The Moment
    Writing THAT Scene That EVERYONE Talks About and Producers Want.
  • The Non Traditional Protagonist
    Beyond The Conventions: Writing The Non Traditional Protagonist.
  • Spellbinding Emotional Impact: Enthralling Your Reader
    Reconnect with elevated emotional writing, story and characters that elevates YOUR screenplay into a GREAT READ and to the recommend pile.

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I will sign up below, to get the five LIVE Screenwriting Mastery Workshops (on-demand for a year too).
As a bonus I will also get the two additional on-demand workshops…

Recent Feedback For Bob

‘I have written drama for twenty-five years but despite of all writing experiences I get a lot of inspiration and new angles during the work shops with Bob. My entire body and mind are giggling from my happy expectations every time I enter LSW and Bob’s workshops.’
Cristina Gottfridsson, Writer

‘Bob is the best scriptwriting teacher I’ve ever had. I love everything about this course.’
Natasha Sutton Williams, Writer, Actor

‘I felt that the points were just as relevant to all forms of fiction, so that made it more appealing.’
Chris Lethbridge, Writer

‘It was just such a lovely mix of practical advice and real inspiration – just joyful and empowering too. Full of nuggets of wisdom, inspiration, practical information and warmth. I can’t recommend it highly enough. It teaches how to write, how to have a successful career and stay inspired at the same time. Thanks so much Bob!’
Varsha Shah, Screenwriter

This series is run by screenwriter Bob Schultz. For more than 20 years, Bob has been training screenwriters , helping thousands of writers clarify their stories, reorganise their ideas and build confidence to bring the very best version of any writer, to the opportunities they create.

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