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How To Write An Action Scene

Screenwriting is challenging for a new writer and writing an action scene can be difficult too, but practice can make perfect. A good understanding of how to write an action scene can form a good script. Every movie needs climaxes and battles or chase scenes to get a successful story because it’s what the audience wants. Most people like to […]

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What To Do With A Finished Screenplay

The age old question of what to do with a finished screenplay is one that screenwriters must ask themselves. I’ve been around this for a long time to give you the very best advice. The raw, uncut truth and I promise you, this isn’t anything that you’ve ever heard before. If you’re not willing to work hard, then please do […]

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How To Introduce Characters In A Screenplay

Knowing how to introduce characters in a screenplay means more than just understanding how to properly format character descriptions. You want to think about when, where, and how a decision will play out in the mind of the reader and how it will look onscreen. New writers are preached to ad nauseum, “Read screenplays from professionals! It’s a great way […]

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How To Write Everyday

Do you know how to write everyday? All you have to do is write to be a screenwriter, but many struggle to do that on a consistent basis. Many screenwriters just need to put it to paper when they have a perfect idea. In some cases, a few pages or the first act may have already been written. Completing a […]

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How To Write A Meet Cute

Several films need a scene where the love interest meet in rom-coms and dramas. They’ll fall in love with each other even if they don’t realize it yet. This is what is known as a meet cute. You’ll need to know how to write a meet cute if you’re writing a romantic plot in a screenplay. It’s widely seen as […]

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Could Someone Steal Your Script Idea?

Could someone steal your script idea? The thought of this happening scares many young screenwriters. Creating that million dollar idea just to have it stolen by a wily producer, a double crossing buddy, or worse, an untalented screenwriter. This causes many screenwriters to hide their best ideas out of fear that that they’ll end up losing them. So, let me […]

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How To Copyright A Script

You just completed the best script ever. Now you need to protect your baby before it’s stolen. Knowing how to copyright a script is a good idea as a screenwriter. The last thing anybody needs is a legal war over their work. Even though there’s a link to WGA to register your script on Final Draft, I recommend you take […]

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How To Write A High Concept Screenplay

Do you know how to write a high concept screenplay? Do you even know what high concept means? The term high concept has been misinterpreted and misconstrued by screenwriters for a very long time. Most think it’s a movie that can be pitched in a single sentence. A man fights for custody of his kids against his wife. This is […]

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