It’s the time of year when everyone starts thinking about Christmas. And if you’re a storyteller, you’ve probably had thoughts like these:
“Maybe I can take my existing characters and do a short Christmas story.”
“This year, I’m writing a Christmas screenplay.”
That’s great! Although there are plenty of Christmas stories out there, I think there’s always room for another good one. Let me encourage your Christmas writing endeavors with a quick pep talk.
I want you to consider something very special about this time of year. It’s a gift to all storytellers, especially for the holiday season. Here it is: Suspension of disbelief is less important at Christmas. Continue reading Getting Away With Your Christmas Story