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Ask the Expert: Beyond the Chick Flick

Question: What are the top ten things to remember when writing a female-driven screenplay? Answer: 1. Turn The Tables on Female Stereotypes Don’t ignore negative perceptions about women; challenge them by turning negative labels into positive traits for your character. “Gossipy” becomes well informed. “Catty” becomes competitive. And don’t forget that positive stereotypes are...