Do I have to format my script? And do I need fancy software for that?

Yep. As a blueprint for a movie or play, a script needs to be formatted in order for anyone---an actor, an agent, another writer, your dad---to read it as you envision it being seen. Learning how to format as a scriptwriter is like learning how to draft as an architect. It makes your art accessible. Formatting is also less scary than you think!

There are many software programs out there to help! We've highlighted four for you to check out on our Writing Software page.