How to write a Professional Dance Scene (Tips and Examples)

So you don’t know how to write a dance scene? The words to use, the actions to describe. It can be challenging. What’s too much? What’s too little? This post will give eight tips on writing dance scenes in a screenplay that most people miss and give actual dance scene examples from scripts accompanied by the movie scene.  So […]

Spec Script vs. Shooting Script: Every Single Difference

There are two different types of screenplays: spec scripts and shooting scripts. As a screenwriter, you’ll typically be writing in the spec script format. In this article, we’ll review every single difference between spec scripts and shooting scripts, helping you understand how to format the screenplays you write in the appropriate format. The Main Difference […]

How Much Should I Charge for Writing a Screenplay?

As a screenwriter, your ultimate goal is to be able to make a living from screenwriting. I’m talking money. So how much money should you charge when you’re lucky enough to be hired for screenwriting work? Just a heads up we will be answering the question for freelance screenwriters only screenwriters without agents or managers […]

5 Tips for Writing Action Scenes in a Screenplay

Action scenes are more than just fight scenes. They include chase scenes, car scenes, gun scenes etc.. Any scenes that involve rapid movement to accomplish a goal for your protagonist. What we will cover is: How much detail should you go into? What elements are important to include? How do you translate your imagination onto […]

How do you Introduce Multiple Characters at Once in a Script?

We’ve already already talked about introducing characters but what about multiple ones in the same scene. It can be tricky to introduce multiple characters in a screenplay, even for seasoned scriptwriters. A group introduction is the first opportunity to hook your reader in your screenplay. It can make or break a reader’s first impression of […]

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