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On The Eleventh Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: Everyone knows the villain is supposed to act like she’s the hero of her own story. But so should the romantic interest, the henchmen, the mentor and the supporting characters.   Source : Script Tips…You Hack

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On The Ninth Days of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: When it comes to the beginning of your screenplay, I’m a firm believer in letting the ending dictate the correct beginning.  If you know your character dies in the end, it makes sense to use that profound piece of knowledge to structure a suitable journey (both for…

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On The Eighth Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: A screenplay is a 90-120 page document written in Courier 12 point font on 8 1/2″ x 11″ bright white three-hole punched paper. Wondering why Courier font is used? It’s a timing issue. One formatted script page in Courier font equals roughly one minute of screen time.…

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On The Sixth Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: Give your Characters a flaw for them to overcome over the course of your screenplay. The character flaw is the start of the character arc. Learn how to use flaws correctly before sitting down to create your characters.   Source : ScriptShadow.net

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On The Fifth Day of Christmas . . .

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: When writing Blocks of Description give one topic its own paragraph, but keep each paragraph to just four sentences by choosing the most precise words. Keep your descriptions tight and to the point.   Source : feekwrites.com  

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On The Fourth Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: The First Four Questions to ask Yourself before Writing: Who is the hero? What do they want? What’s stopping them from getting it? What’s at stake?   Source : CrackingYarns.com.au

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On the Third Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: The Screenwriting Life by the numbers: 1: Read 1 screenplay per week. 2: Watch 2 movies per week. 7: Write 7 Pages per week. 14:  Work 14 hours per week prepping a story.   Source : Go Into The Story