Scriptwriting Advice, Writing Advice

Elementary, My Dear Screenwriter- 7 Things You Can Learn from “Sherlock”

bbc-sherlockMany say TV is in a renaissance period. Well, yes and no. Because for every high quality series, there are a number of low quality scripted and unscripted shows out there.

But when something’s good, viewers can’t get enough.  Case in point: Sherlock.

The fans of this show go to rabid lengths over a mere three episode season that might appear once a year, if we’re lucky.  Why?  Stellar writing, crisp direction and career-making performances.  But it all started on the page.

Here are seven lessons you can learn from this modern masterpiece of television.


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