Formatting & Writing How-To

Are em-dashes the new ellipses? What margins are cutting edge these days? Do I need permission to produce an adaptation of Peter Pan? Find out the latest in script style trends, how-tos, and the technical aspect of the writing process.

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Television scene in Movie - option other than a Slug Line?345 weeks 2 days ago
by Pcm10000
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by CharlesGo
Text Messages/IMs650 weeks 2 days ago
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by Julia Jay Watson
Script Format?041 weeks 4 days ago
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Should a script be dated the day you started or ended it?042 weeks 6 days ago
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Television scene in a movie?350 weeks 1 day ago
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exceptions for drunken characters?346 weeks 22 hours ago
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Formatting Help - Contest Entry046 weeks 2 hours ago
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Timing-Slugline help?246 weeks 3 days ago
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HELP- Is this montage messy?349 weeks 4 days ago
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Layout 351 weeks 3 days ago
by awake2717
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Too much Dialogue, or is such a thing okay? 749 weeks 5 days ago
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two scenes in one147 weeks 3 days ago
by AspiredWriter
47 weeks 3 days ago
by jglover
how to format pauses, etc848 weeks 4 days ago
by Lorne
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Odd or unusual speech or wording147 weeks 6 days ago
by ldegroff
47 weeks 3 days ago
by Lynne M-S
Flashfowards147 weeks 6 days ago
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Formatting tv cartoon scripts?151 weeks 2 days ago
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48 weeks 1 day ago
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Character on the telephone648 weeks 3 days ago
by MysticBlaze
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by Mark H
Animation script?149 weeks 5 days ago
by CKJLR
48 weeks 1 day ago
by ldegroff
Hearing a Character's thoughts148 weeks 3 days ago
by the_silent_reader
48 weeks 2 days ago
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Blurring the edges448 weeks 5 days ago
by chaophim
48 weeks 4 days ago
by Mark H
worried about page count? remember your format!048 weeks 6 days ago
by Sarah.Wood
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Feeling a bit like a cheat249 weeks 1 day ago
by Brian D. Taylor
49 weeks 16 hours ago
by Brian D. Taylor
Line in another language149 weeks 20 hours ago
by fuzzball.
49 weeks 19 hours ago
by MarsdenCyn
Going From TV Back To The Scene?149 weeks 1 day ago
by shetlandmadpixie
49 weeks 22 hours ago
by Bookworm140
Scene heading when dealing with Cars?249 weeks 4 days ago
by BinaryGeek
49 weeks 1 day ago
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