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From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 Days • 5m 3s

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    If you already have a big idea for your screenplay, you could be tempted to explore it as fully as possible with a rambling ninety-page script. No matter how tall your story is though, it could make a superior short film instead.

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