by Tim Long (@ScreenplayStory) With over twenty-five years of professional story development and screenwriting experience, and nearly two decades of teaching screenwriting at the MFA level, I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate on hundreds of screenplays and films. During my career, hands down the most common problem I see in screenplays is that they lack... Continue Reading →
Write from your heart; rewrite from your head.
Your writing voice is the deepest possible reflection of who you are. The job of your voice is not to seduce or flatter or make well-shaped sentences. In your voice, your readers should be able to hear the contents of your mind, your heart, your soul.
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.