Writers Group Therapy

Session 68 - Newbie Guide to Screenwriting

Tom Loveman published on

You've dashed your parents' hopes and decided you want to be a screenwriter. We often get asked questions from people who, not too far in the distant past, we were: The Newbie Screenwriter. So, for our listeners who are bravely embarking on this great adventure, this session is dedicated to you. To help you get over those first few speed bumps, we've outlined the very basics you need to grasp and some pitfalls to avoid. And we've put some useful links in the notes below to guide you.


Simply Scripts (scripts to read): SimplyScripts.com
Script Formatting: https://www.storysense.com/format.htm
The Three Act Structure: http://www.elementsofcinema.com/screenwriting/three-act-structure/
Big Ideas for Screenwriters: 
Session #64 - Podcasts and YouTube for Screenwriters: http://www.writersgrouptherapy.com/2018/11/session-64-watching/
And, of course, every other session of Writers Group Therapy! 


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