"In the beginning there was Syd Field. Then came McKee and Vogler. Now there is Dara Marks."
Creative Screenwriting Magazine, 2008 Review of Inside Story
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Engaging the Feminine Heroic Workshop

Intensive Creativity Workshop/Retreats
Led by Dara Marks and Deb Norton

Next retreats: May 22, 2014 in Reistertown, MD
June 12, 2014 in Montecito, CA
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About Dara


Dara Marks is a leading international script consultant who has specialized in the analysis of the modern screenplay for the past two decades. Creative Screenwriting Magazine has consistently rated her one of the top script consultants in the film industry. Her advice has been sought on a wide variety of films and television programs, and her clients range from beginning and apprentice screenwriters to top studio writers and executives.

Dara is the author of an exciting new book on screenwriting INSIDE STORY: The Power of the Transformational Arc. In it she reveals her innovative process that helps writers maintain the artistic integrity of their vision throughout the development of their story. Her unique workshops and seminars are drawing national and international praise.


Latest News


The Transformational Arc Diagram
Review of Inside Story on The Huffington Post
Inside Story Reviewed by Creative Screenwriting
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