So you finished your first draft and received back a ton of notes. But where do you go from here and how can you get started on your rewrite? In this article, we are discussing how to implement notes on your first draft so you can build an effective rewrite process.
How to rewrite your screenplay
So you finished the first draft of your screenplay - congrats! This is a great accomplishment, and you should be proud of yourself. But now, the journey continues as you move on to phase two of your writing journey: the rewrite. In this article, we are talking all about the rewrite process and sharing three tips on how to prep for your rewrite.
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As an aspiring professional screenwriter, you may find yourself asking “is my script any good?” But what qualifies as a “good” script and how can you tell if you are on the right track for your next draft? In this article, we are breaking down the benefits of receiving professional feedback on your screenplay and how The Professional Pen can help.
When thinking about screenplay structure, the midpoint can sometimes be hard to nail down. But knowing the purpose of a midpoint and making sure your screenplay has one will make you a more effective scriptwriter. In this article, we will discuss the midpoint using examples from produced screenplays. Let’s dive right in!
If you’ve been reading our blog for some time now (we hope you have) then you know the importance of having a solid first 15 pages. But what does this mean exactly? In this article, we are breaking down how to get an executive to read past the first 15 pages of your script.
Every screenplay needs an inciting incident. But what exactly is an inciting incident and how can you ensure your screenplay has one? In this article, we are breaking down inciting incidents and sharing three easy tips on how you can craft one for your next screenplay.
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Pen Pals, it’s screenwriting fellowship season! But what exactly is a fellowship and how can you best prepare for the application process? In this article, we're answering all of your screenwriting fellowship questions with an exclusive interview with TPP Lead Story Expert, PAGES.
ALL about goals
So you’re starting your next screenplay and unsure if your protagonist has a clear goal? What really is a goal and how do you ensure your character has one? In this article, we are talking all about goals and how you can approach crafting a strong and clear one for your protagonist. Let’s dive right in!