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Your Writing Coach 2nd ed: From Concept to Character, from Pitch to Publication by Jurgen Wolff

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Screenwriting is the most glamorous and lucrative type of writing you can do. Although it helps to be living in Los Angeles, New York, or London, there are successful scriptwriters living all over the world. It’s not the easiest branch of writing to break into, but if it’s your passion and you are persistent you should be able to find a way.

What kind of script should I write?

Write what you like to watch: a mystery, a romance, an action picture. If you’re a big fan of action films, you’ll already understand the elements they contain, how they’re structured, and what makes one good and another one boring.

Don’t try to follow a trend. For instance, if the big thing is vampire movies, don’t try to write ...

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