Recently, script analyst Staton Rabin gave you the 10 signs that you should think about abandoning your screenplay. Today, she gives you her top 10 tips for knowing when to keep on submitting your script, despite rejections.
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You’ve rewritten your script repeatedly. You’ve gotten excellent advice, and it’s still not working! Should you quit? Or keep submitting and revising it? Here are Staton Rabin’s 10 tips to help you decide whether “enough is enough.”
Screenwriters Noam Dromi and Karen Janszen discuss the process of bringing the family friendly Dolphin Tale to the screen.
When you’re preparing to walk into the meeting room, take a deep breath and remember … The meeting isn’t just about your script; it’s about the impression you make on the person across the table.
The protagonist is really on three journeys: the “A” story — the plot; the “B” story — the relationship; and the “C” story — the internal journey dealing with [a] flaw. These journeys are intertwined and interdependent. Often, a plot point for the A story serves as the same point in the B or C story. In fact, the better integrated the three stories, the better the screenplay.
Why do bad rewrites happen to good screenwriters? Learn the four most common reasons why your newest draft can end up being worse than the first, and make sure this doesn’t happen to you!
Dave Trottier tackles a reader’s question about script consultants. What they do — and shouldn’t do — with your work.