Les Standiford Quotes

Les Standiford Quotes: There are vast differences between scripts and stories, of course. Few fiction writers would want to give up the opportunity to explore how the minds of their characters work, or to set aside the opportunity to provide necessary background exposition in a succinct fashion.
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Les Standiford Quote: Never open your story with a character thinking, I advise my students. As a further precaution, don't put a character in a room alone
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Quotes about Les Standiford: And while dollars have little to do with it, the fiction writer should be asking the same question any capable film producer would ask: Is this scene truly necessary? It is the kind of thinking that, put into practice, results in a story with a sense of energy and direction.
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