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Your fastest draft ever

Did you know there’s a Secret Weapon to improve your script immediately, in a matter of minutes? Final Draft has it, Microsoft Word has it. Every single word processor has it. It’s the “Find/Replace” function. Okay, perhaps it’s more like a ‘pass’ rather than a ‘draft’. Still, you can have a notably slicker draft in a day. Another disclaimer: it’s …

Screenwriting Best of the Web 27/09/09

Here’s my weekly selection from the blogosphere. Feel free to recommend anything or give your feedback in the Questions and Comments below. And don’t forget you can subscribe to our posts so you don’t miss any of this, ever. Just in: Roman Polanski arrested in Switzerland on 31yr old warrant. Something for those who don’t hold the MacGuffin in high …

Confessions of a Scriptwriter (3)

What makes a scriptwriter? Have you really got what it takes to be successful? In this third contribution to The Story Department, Jack Feldstein gives us his honest advice on the matter. Previously: Confessions of a Scriptwriter (1) Confessions of a Scriptwriter (2) 21. IF YOU ASK FOR AN OPINION YOU’LL GET ONE A scriptwriter sometimes needs unbiased advice about …