24 January, 2009

"What I Learned in 2008"

Kevin Lehane:

#1 Never, ever pitch your ideas to your parents.

#2 Don’t debate story ideas (with a writing partner, script editor or producer) over email or through instant messenger.

#3 Less is more.

#4 Write what you love.

#5 Exercise is important.

#6 Multiple coffees throughout the day, even with the tiniest teaspoons of sugar, result in a fat arse.

#7 Network.

#8 There is no such thing as a perfect first draft, or a perfect final draft.

#9 Screenwriting is a race.

#10 Be patient.

#11 Keep secrets.

#12 Be brave.

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1 comment:

Kevin said...

Thanks for this, Robin! Glad you liked it.