The Power of the Radical Rewrite

by Fiona Wheeler Simply changing a scene or two won’t make your screenplay be all it can be. It’s time to take an ax to your darlings. Many screenwriters think of their screenplay as their child: if you’re not gentle as you lovingly smooth its hair, it’ll wake screaming and there will be no placating... Continue Reading →

The Brutal Rewrite Process

We could have just as easily called this article, "Don't Get Too Attached to Your Script." After getting the first draft down on paper, the hardest part of screenwriting is having the guts and emotional strength to make huge cuts and rewrites in your script. Whether you know there are problems or you think the... Continue Reading →

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