aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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Use a screenwriter’s tips to write a scene

I recently ran across screenwriter John August’s Web site. Among other things, he wrote the screenplay for Big Fish. Now other than the fact I should obviously have married him (April August!) (and we won’t quibble about him being gay and August not being his birth name),

I also liked what he had to say about scenes.

He suggests you ask yourself lots of good questions about things like where the scene should take place (why have it be someplace boring?) and what’s the most surprising thing that could happen.



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