Craft: Handling Exposition

by on December 10, 2015

Craft: Handling Exposition

Nothing can bore readers more than the delivery of facts, data, and information, and yet every script, play or story you write requires you to include exposition.


1-week online screenwriting course

In Hollywood, there is a saying: “Exposition = Death.” This 1-week online course breaks down exposition into various types, then by analyzing numerous examples from well known movies, displays key principles and techniques on how to best handle setting, information, data, and backstory.

  • Explore approaching exposition as Fascination, Mystery, Revelation, Conflict, Action and Humor.
  • Workshop exposition in your own stories using the principles and tips you learn in the course.

Seven lectures written by Scott Myers
Special insider tips
Daily forum Q&As
Workshop writing assignments with instructor and class feedback
A 90-minute live teleconference between instructor and class members