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Appeasing the Gatekeepers. There are many. A wise man once asked, "If your script falls in the forest and nobody reads it, any chance you get the job?" You've spent months agonizing over plot, chara

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Executive Producer, Business Man

It’s trite to say that a great script is one that sells, but the hard truth is that there are thousands of interesting stories living their lives in underwear drawers and filing cabinets because they

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If a writer’s life can be a lonely one, then a screenwriter’s career is surely spent in an uninhabited corner of the planet Zeron. Scripts don’t read like novels, and your friends and family probably

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Michael Franklin
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Katharsis as the ancient Greeks defined it, meant cleansing or purification. In today's screenwriting world, using Catharsis properly describes a high level of process achieved by the writer, and is u

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