Leave the Right Things Out

Freelance writer/ cinephile Bryn Tilly read the book and watched the movie. Now he scrutinises the changes – and particularly the omissions -author John Ajvide Linqvist made when adapting his own novel Let the Right One In for the screen. I saw Let the Right One In (dir. Tomas Alfredson, 2008) before I read the novel. I was immediately impressed …

FD8 – Need it or just want it?

I have used the new release of Final Draft on and off for a couple of months now and I am reasonably satisfied¬† with it. I have installed version 8.0.0., ¬†the latest available version at the time of writing. Because I work with clients who use a variety of software, I often find myself converting and exporting between platforms. In …

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Its time to stop looking stupid

If you didn’t notice the error in the title, this blog entry is for you. I don’t usually reprint entire blog posts but I read this entry on Seth Godin’s blog – and sadly it applies perfectly to many aspiring screenwriters. When I get a manuscript or see a sign that misuses its and it’s and quotes, I immediately assume …