The “Am I A Mouthy Screenwriter?” Quiz

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Sure, you’re a good screenwriter. But are you a rambling, mouthy screenwriter who can’t stop typing, can’t stop describing, can’t stop filling the page with redundant words and text blocks? Take my easy 5-question screenwriter quiz to see if you’ve got … Read More

The Top 5 Reasons Why Screenwriters Quit

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Why most screenwriters quit

As the owner of Screenplay Readers, interacting with dozens of writers on a daily basis, I’ve seen it time and time again – screenwriters simply giving up, and getting out of the business. It’s always a bit discouraging to see … Read More

5 Steps To Growing Thick Skin as a Screenwriter

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Why screenwriters need thick skin

From my perspective at Screenplay Readers, I see the odds that are stacked against screenwriters every day, with every script that comes in and piles up in our queue, and I can’t help but think that many of these screenwriters … Read More

The Top 5 Most Common Script Formatting Errors

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Script format tips

Your script is finished! And I’m pleased to announce that you are the most talented screenwriter in the world! Huzzah! Yes, it’s true. The word just came over the wire this morning. Your certificate is on the way, so you … Read More