How to Write a Coherent Character Sheet

Characters are the moving pieces to your story. No characters? No story. No interest. And no fun. But story does not cure lack of characters. A screenplay is only a glimpse into a specific set of characters at a specific time. They exist before your story and after. Remember this...
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Write for the Page, Not for the Direction

Please know the ideation for this Script Tip stemmed from a Tarantino interview. How original, right? But, it's actually damn good advice.  As worldbuilders, we become enamored with the bells and whistles of the finished product of screenplays: the flow, the music, the acting, but most of all, the direction.
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How to Write Every Day

At screenwriting's core, there's a love/hate relationship. We thoroughly enjoy reading other scripts; we like to dream up sequences; and we adore watching other films and playing out the screenplay in our heads. But for most, when it comes to sitting down and writing out that beloved action and dialogue,
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The Voice Over Value

Voice Over. Does it really improve your screenplay? Is it really the best way to bring out backstory? Does it really maximize how to reveal crucial information? No. Not really. Not really at all. As a rule, Voice Over should be a last resort. Because it’s almost always a mistake,
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