Rewrites

I always try to do my rewrites in the outlining phase of the creative process. ¬†When you start rewriting the actual script something happens that I call a cascade. What I mean by cascade is that one change on page 62 can cause a ton of issues that need rewrites before and after. Most of […]

One Page Summary

I started doing this when I submitted a script to the Sun Dance Writers Lab. One of their requirements was to submit a one page treatment of the story under 500 words. I noticed that it helps if you do this right before you actually start writing the script. Just like a log line it’s […]

How To Start Writing Your Movie Script

The first thing I always do when I have a concept I want to write is start with the ending. If I don’t have a great ending then there isn’t a story there. If I don’t know where I’m going I don’t know how to compose a road map to get there. Why You Need […]

Introduction

I have been an amateur writer of movie scripts for over a decade. When I was a freshmen in college I entered as an engineering major. It was aerospace to be exact. After going to each class once I realized I was in over my head. I got back to the dorm stressed and tired […]