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→QUENTIN’S LIST

“Glouriuos” or not, Quentin Tarantino is giving us something valuable in his World War II inspired story.


→GIVE YOUR CHARACTERS (AND YOUR ACTORS) A GOOD RIDE

What actors are looking for in your script and why it’s important to give them plenty of emotional room to move.


→THE SCRIPT COMES LAST

It’s really important to know your story and that’s why having a detailed story outline can be so important.


YOUR STORY NEVER SLEEPS

Don’t waste page time, screen time—or your reader’s time. Good scripts keep things moving forward to the climax.


FEEDBACK YOU CAN USE

Why did I listen to my family about my screenplay or how I learned to show my 1st draft to the right people—even if they’re not in the film business.


ACTION STRUCTURE

If you can’t just pitch your story in a few minutes, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to write it. Here’s a method for creating a document that gives a clear overview of your whole story.