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Foreword: On Screenwriting

Rule 1. Don’t publish your first screenplay.

Rule 2. Don’t publish your second screenplay.

Rule 3. Practice makes perfect.

Rule 4. It will never be perfect. 982 more words

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Chapter 6 complete

… with a word count of 30,657. The structural constraint of 5,000 words per chapter, to which I’ve been trying to adhere, seems to have been working. 349 more words

(Screen)writing 101: Good Dialogue Is Not “Realistic”

“Dialogue is among the most misunderstood of writing tools. One misconception has to do with dialogue’s function in the story: most writers ask their dialogue to do the heavy lifting, the work that the story structure should do. 130 more words

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