The following notes are from Marilyn Milgrom, script consultant Published from Times Online February 11, 2008 http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/film/article3336775.ece?token=null&offset=0&page=1 Info found 19th October
The Character & the Problem- The most important questions to ask yourself when you begin to develop your story are: Who is the main character? What is their problem? How will the audience recognize the problem? Are the stakes high enough? Am I telling the story from the best point of view?
What is driving your main character through the story must be one of the following: A want A need An obligation