A collection of tips on the rules, disciplines and processes of writing for film and television from a writer with over ten years of hands on experience working on the UK's most popular shows. Si Spencer has worked on extensive runs on hit shows such as Grange Hill, The Bill and Eastenders. He is also a critically acclaimed graphic novel writer, having worked on Judge Dredd, 2000 AD and Tank Girl, as well his own series 'The Vinyl Underground'. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the UK industry including Neil Gaiman, Russell T Davies, Tony Jordan, John Yorke, Mal Young, Simon Ashdown, Tony Garnett and Jamie Hewlett among others. This handy-sized collection of tips is not a dry, boring theoretical training course in script-writing; it's a fun and easily accessible collection of bite-sized hints on how to avoid the common mistakes, how to use simple techniques to improve your screenplay and even the actual physical process of how to write and sell your work.