All posts tagged “screenwriting

Professionalism and Style

While listening to the latest episode of The West Wing Weekly, there was a great comment from presidential candidate and mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg that “Your job is to decide how much you’re willing to conform to [what’s expected of you]. It’s… Read More

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Take Out The I

Why are you writing what you’re writing? Is it to try and win a contest or a fellowship? Is it to get a good grade in a class? Is it to try and catch the eye of an agent or manager? Is it to impress… Read More

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Evaluating Your Perspective

Sometimes it’s easiest to explain things as a mathematical formula: Perspective = (Experience * Consideration) + Time A clear understanding of what’s important to a story is a function not just of personal experience, but time and considered thought. This is one of the reasons… Read More