If you’re reading through and stop, something is wrong. Cut it. If something bothers you, then it’s bad. Cut it.
Artists don’t talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers, it’s stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work.
Network was written by Paddy Chayefsky. This addition rounds out the top ten scripts on the WGA’s list of the 101 Greatest Screenplays Ever Written.
Paddy Chayefsky is one of those names that every writer should know.