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[Video]: John August Pt 1 – Writing Better Action

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Working on a rewrite? At a loss as to how to go about it? Successful Hollywood screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Frankenweenie, The Nines) takes us on Part 1 on how to rewrite action to feel less like a shopping list and more like the movie you want to see on the screen…

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  1. Good tips here. Agree that the reworked text works better and more cinematically. Though how to maintain the balancing act of describing vivid action without too much margin-to-margin text remains a difficult trick for Yours Truly.

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