Before firing up the screenwriting software and facing that blank page, there’s a lot of planning, plotting, and story engineering that takes place — for good reason. The “pre-writing” or “story-breaking” part of writing a screenplay is vital.
Writing a screenplay is one of the most challenging areas of filmmaking you'll ever undertake, which is why it's always nice to have a resource to guide you as you make your way through the wilderness.
Often screenwriters have the idea that they can win a lottery by selling their script to Hollywood. Do you actually think your chances of winning the lottery are anywhere near as good as selling your scipt to Hollywood?