Go Into The Story:
""Screenplays are structure." That's what William Goldman once famously said. And that's true in some ways, most especially because a screenplay serves as a blueprint for a movie's production.
However, most movie viewers and script readers don't make an emotional connection with a movie or script due to its structure.
Rather it's the characters we connect with. And developing and writing characters is fundamentally about psychology."
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This is essential reading. if there is a problem with scripts I read or things I watch it's this area, more than most, that's to blame.
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