The Outline

Give a carpenter a truckload of tools and a bunch of wood; he'll build something. But hand him structural blueprints as well, and the end result will be amazing. Screenwriters work the same way, and the outline is your screenplay's skeleton. 

Screenwriting is a unique version of writing, and this outline can be crucial to keeping you on track. 

Endings and Beginnings

How do you begin when there are so many different ways to do it, and each way can lead you down dozens of different roads? Answer: KNOW YOUR ENDING. Let the ending dictate the correct beginning.  Add a comment If you know that your hero finds the treasure, beats...
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Outline: Five Elements

An outline permits a critical scrutiny of the skeleton before the flesh of action and dialogue are applied. In fact, the very act of putting the “spine” down on paper reveals things about the story that wouldn’t be evident without outlining.  Add a comment There is, of course, no...
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