‘I also need to listen to the target audience. How and where will they watch the film? What have they seen in the past? What do they like and dislike? My job is to embed the key messages into a drama people will see as realistic.’
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Rick Stroud speaks with Robin Blake about how his film-making background influences his literary projects, his fascination with WW2 and the projects it has led him to, and his love of simple, clear writing.
‘The time comes when there’s an overwhelming need to set something down. to begin. I bring up the blank Word document and give it a name and a date.’