Watch 27. The cutting room: Handling rewrites

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27. The cutting room: Handling rewrites

From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 Days • 5m 25s

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  • 28. Beg, steal, or borrow a proofreader.

    Proofreading is key, as obvious errors in your script could prevent a reader from wanting to engage any further with it. It’s apparent if your screenplay hasn’t been proofread, and that comes across as lazy.

    Take the time and effort to proofread. Your script deserves to be perfect, and the pe...

  • 29. Pride comes before a fall: Every ...

    Be careful to choose the correct people to entrust this fragile bambino of a script to. It might be easier on your ego to give it to folk who will heap nothing but unconstructive praise upon it, but that won’t allow this baby to grow.

    You want readers who’ll let you know if a line is a little ...

  • 30. Make the fat lady sing: Give birt...

    Learn from missteps and continue to practice screenwriting. As long as you go about getting your talent noticed in the appropriate manner, you’ll eventually succeed in your dream. The cream always rises to the top.