4 Ways to Start a Script that a Reader Can’t Put Down

4 Ways to Start a Script that a Reader Can’t Put Down

It’s heartbreaking, but it’s true: many decision makers (agents, producers, and executives) will decide if a writer is good or a project is compelling after reading only the first ten pages of a script. And in TV, it could be as little as the first threepages. This is why the beginning of your script is so important: its life or death often depends on its first few pages. 

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How to Write Better Dialogue

How to Write Better Dialogue

Writing great dialogue is what makes your story come to life. Some of the most beloved writers are revered for their masterful dialogue, like Nora Ephron and her iconic character banter in WHEN HARRY MET SALLY, or Aaron Sorkin’s rapid-fire dialogue style in THE WEST WING and THE SOCIAL NETWORK.  

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How to Get Your Foot in the Writers’ Room Door

How to Get Your Foot in the Writers’ Room Door

Every person’s story of how they got into a writers’ room is different, and there’s no one way to do it. However, there are ways that I’ve seen it happen time and time again, so if the writers’ room feels an impossible dream, consider me your guide to navigating the dream.

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