May 15, 2017

The Storyclock Notebook Helps You Turn Your Ideas into Stories

Now, more than ever, is the time to write that screenplay.

Writers have the nearly impossible task of turning those little sparks of ideas into living, breathing film narratives that satisfy the many demands placed upon them. If you're lucky enough to have a bounty of great story ideas knocking around in that brain of yours, then you're probably unlucky enough to be like the rest of us who have a really hard time fully fleshing them out into a screenplay. 

But thanks to LA-based writer/director Seth Worley, there is now a resource called the Storyclock Notebook that can help writers turn their ideas into scripts. It not only allows writers to see gaps in their stories by providing a bird's eye view of their scripts (which is often the view we need when we're obsessing over details), but it also acts as a research and development tool.

Check out this pitch video for the Storyclock Notebook below, which is as hilarious as it is informative.
Film Riot host Ryan Connolly talks a little bit about Storyclock in their latest YouTube video. (His spiel starts at around 1:40.)

Worley's Storyclock Notebook is currently on Kickstarter, and as of today has raised over $41K in pledges, shattering it's original goal of $12,500. This thing is definitely not going to break any banks. Here's a pricing breakdown:

  • Digital PDF: $5
  • (1) Storyclock Notebook + digital PDF: $12
  • 3-Pack + digital PDF + video tutorial: $29
  • 5-Pack + digital PDF + video tutorial: $45

There are 22 days left in the campaign, so if you're interested in learning more about this great writing resource, or if you're ready to make a pledge, head on over to Kickstarter.       

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I highly recommend Seth Worley's video class. It's a nice refresher and really has been reshaping the way I work out stories in my head. The story circle is relatively simple but once you started digging for patterns it can become a little complex. A perfect tool for any filmmaker that is feeling a little lost in their script.

May 15, 2017 at 9:07PM

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Julian
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Great idea. Definitely going to pay into the campaign. Such a simple and great tool.

May 16, 2017 at 12:58PM

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Chris Hackett
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It is a great site, which I believe it’s going to go good even more in futur. amazon.com

May 19, 2017 at 7:01AM

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