Rewriting a Screenplay

Writing is about rewriting. Often people interchange the words “editing” and “rewriting.” Rewriting requires major story analysis, challenging your character development, plot, conflicts and subplots. Editing is the process after the rewrites. With a few tips, you’ll be as efficient as a serial killer. Rewriting a screenplay is something a professional screenwriter accepts as part of the overall process of script development. The sooner you get comfortable rewriting a screenplay, the better. The process has many steps, but we’ll show you how to rewrite a script to make it shine.

MEET THE READER: Journey of E.T. – Phoning Home

This month marks the 35th anniversary of the release of one of the all-time great movies: E.T.: The Extra-terrestrial, Steven Spielberg’s wonderful cinematic fable about a 10-year-old boy from a broken family who befriends an alien. Step behind the scenes to see how E.T. came to life.