Screenwriting : Are Your Characters Racing Against Time? Here Are 9 Examples.. by Theresa Clark

Theresa Clark

Are Your Characters Racing Against Time? Here Are 9 Examples..

Nine Clocks For Your Hero to Race Against
Nine Clocks For Your Hero to Race Against
Conflict is a necessity in good storytelling. One of the strongest ways you can increase the conflict in your story is to compress time. There's perhaps no greater thrill for an audience than watching…
Dan Guardino

I have written a lot of screenplays were my characters are racing against time. It helps build tension.

Barry A.A. Dillinger

In most stories, if the main characters are NOT racing against time, it's a rarity.

Dan MaxXx

race against TIME is as old as dirt 'tool' and one of the best tools for last act climax/tension/suspense/mano-o-mano confrontation between Hero v. Villain.

Dan Guardino

Me and my characters are all racing against time.

Jeff Lyons

Dan... HA

Anthony Fertino

Great reference material, thanks for the post

Diane Alpaio

Thanks Teresa. Good reminder to have some type of inevitable "time clock" to keep the tension going. Diane

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