Getting your script ripped apart can be heartbreaking. Vicky Hinault gives 6 tips for dealing with honest feedback.
After reading countless spec scripts, professional script reader Ray Morton has noticed a variety of mistakes writers consistently make. See if you're making any of those same blunders.
Taking notes is an art. Paul Peditto gives tips on how to take screenplay notes like a pro to improve your story and increase your odds of success.
Some writers complain that Ray Morton's script assessments are a bit harsh – that he focuses more on the negative aspects of their scripts than the positive. “Why can’t you be nice?” they ask plaintively.
You can't get past a script reader until your story impresses them. Asmara Bhattacharya gives you 36 tips on how to not irritate your script reader.
The third edition of 'I Liked it, I Didn't Love It' was recently released. Script caught up with Rona Edwards and Monika Skerbelis to discuss what's new in this edition and the world of filmmaking, in general.
When you sit down before the live read, accept there are flaws in what’s about to be heard. Understand it’s just words on a page and embrace the feedback to make your script better.
When would a writer ever ask to undo writing credits and cross their name off their first paid writing gig? When an exec gets involved, that's when.
We all want, need, crave validation. But when it comes to script coverage or a professional consult, expect some criticism. Be eager for it. In fact, be grateful. That’s where you’ll learn.
Since so many of you are currently toiling in supernatural or fantasy films, Ray Morton offers a few tips for crafting better cinefantastique.