42 Ways To Avoid Writing A Boring Screenplay

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1) 0:45 – Write Something That Only You Can Write
2) 2:20 – The Primary Goal
3) 2:53 – A Mediocre Script
4) 6:01 – Not Enough Story
5) 6:23 – Burning Questions
6) 10:18 – No Curiosity
7) 10:53 – Not Hooking The Reader
8) 12:50 – People Can’t Read Your Script
9) 14:06 – Cliché Character Descriptions
10) 14:27 – Main Character Must Want Something
11) 16:42 – Boring Characters
12) 18:06 – Secrecy & Deception
13) 20:41 – The 4 Goal Rule
14) 22:20 – Know The Characters
15) 24:45 – Characters That Do Not Serve The Story
16) 25:20 – The Heart And Soul Of The Story
17) 27:34 – Skin Jump
18) 32:42 – What The Story Is Not
19) 36:07 – BMOC Tools
20) 38:44 – Small Ideas
21) 40:11 – How To Generate Original Ideas
22) 43:14 – Real Life
23) 51:58 – Writing Your Own Story
24) 52:52 – Four Emotions Of Cinema
25) 54:33 – Imagination & Psychology
26) 56:36 – The Comfort Zone
27) 58:46 – Normal World
28) 1:01:35 – Delaying Conflict
29) 1:04:27 – Compelling Conflict
30) 1:07:31 – Not Enough Conflict
31) 1:09:23 – Levels Of Conflict
32) 1:11:47 – Where Is The Adversary?
33) 1:12:48 – Idiot Plot
34) 1:14:41 – Making A Scene Better
35) 1:18:44 – A Movie Is Not A Lecture
36) 1:19:56 – Assuming It’s On The Page
37) 1:24:27 – Don’t Worry About Being Perfect
38) 1:28:18 – Spend Time With The Best Scripts
39) 1:29:57 – One Way To Test A Screenplay
40) 1:30:58 – Great Movies Change Lives
41) 1:36:28 – How To Know A Script Isn’t Boring
42) 1:40:07 – Final Words

 

 

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