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Anatomy of a Scene: How NOT to Write an Action Sequence
Screenwriting 10th Aug 2016

screenwriting, scripts, writing tips

It’s no secret that it’s hard to make an action sequence interesting in your screenplay. Once you have a cool idea, you have to keep it cool while also giving everything that happens a larger function in the story.
Up Your Scene Game With This Hands-On Script Exercise
Screenwriting 8th Aug 2016

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This practical exercise will help strengthen your scene writing.
First Draft: How “Done” is Your Script?
Screenwriting 5th Aug 2016

screenwriting, scripts, writing tips

The most underrated talent in screenwriting is knowing when the script is done. Not the first draft. Not the second draft. Not the draft you’re taking out to your first round of contests, and not the draft you’re taking out to your writing group peers for feedback.
The Screenwriter’s Ultimate Guide to Handling Rejection
Screenwriting 27th Jul 2016

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With so many screenwriters trying to do what you’re doing and with so few slots for Hollywood to fill, rejection is inevitable. In fact, it’s a strong guarantee. And for screenwriters, it’s to be expected more often than not.
Anatomy of a Scene: How to Write Outstanding Suspense Sequences
Screenwriting 25th Jul 2016

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We’re going to look at how Steven Spielberg get it right by carefully building up tension. If you apply the tricks he uses, it can turn any good suspense scene you write into an outstanding one.
The Writer's Plot Idea Generator
Screenwriting 19th Jul 2016

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This plot generator creates original and random storylines for plays, novels, short stories, soap opera, TV series or a movie script.
17 Writing Tricks to Help Get You Through Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 18th Jul 2016

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Over the past few years Scott has been writing about simple tricks that can help get you unstuck when you're writing your screenplay.
5 Ways You Can Determine If Your Script Is Done
Screenwriting 13th Jul 2016

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The most underrated talent in screenwriting is knowing when the screenplay is done. Not the first draft. Not the second draft. Not the draft you’re taking out to your first round of contests and not the draft you’re taking out to your writing group peers for feedback.
4 Universal tips to polish your screenplay
Screenwriting 11th Jul 2016

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Here are quite a few universal takeaways that might be worth sharing:
11 Ways Screenwriters Can Avoid Annoying Their Hollywood Contacts
Screenwriting 7th Jul 2016
These are annoyances that are ever common in the film and television industry when dealing with novice screenwriters, so consider this an ultimate guide into what NOT to do.