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Script Tip: Tragic Lovers

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! When entering the business side of screenwriting, it’s very important to have more than one script, and several additional ideas in a rough outline or treatment form. The reasons for this are that even if you write one great script, the...

What is a Story?: Revenge vs. Forgiveness

One of the most popular and dramatic themes underlying the movies is revenge vs. forgiveness, with a far greater favoring of revenge in the game of perpetrator vs. victim. Somewhere in between is the quest for justice. A classic way to characterize the forgiveness vs. revenge conflict is eye for an...

Concept is King

In today’s tight spec-script market, nothing is more important than your idea. In fact, an inferior concept can render even talent and opportunity effectively meaningless.