Who, what, where... the first three lines
I think that this whole thing about getting the who, what, where out in the first few lines is a scene killer. It may be this necessary building block for newbies, but when two moderately experienced improvisors are worrying about that stuff at the opening moments of a scene, it can be dreadful to watch and dreadful to do. One solution that I’ve advocated for years is just do something,...
Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us...– Ira Glass (via nefffy)