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Why Screenplays Fail: Mistake #1

 WHY SCREENPLAYS FAIL: MISTAKE #1 By Lovinder Gill Story is a term that has been misunderstood and misused by screenwriters for years. The truth of the matter is that most novice writers’ ideas for a screenplay don’t, actually, qualify as a story for a screenplay. At...

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On Despair and Writing

A pal of mine who got his MFA in screenwriting from UCLA talks more about one lecture than any other when he reminisces about his time in the program.  Apparently, it’s a lecture that legendary UCLA screenwriting professor Howard Suber gave every year, and students...

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Know the Premise of Your Screenplay

An invaluable resource often cited among screenwriters is The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri.  Intended as a guide for playwriting, its principles have found their way into screenwriting. Egri stresses that the writer must know the premise of the story, that...

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