Not Every Screenwriter Can Write Alone by Josh Healey

Film Courage: What’s the most important part of the writing process for you?

Josh Healey, Writer/Producer/Comedian — The North Pole Show: I don’t know what the most important part of the writing process is but I know the thing that I’ve learned over the last couple years that’s been the most helpful and why I’ve transitioned from more solo performance and solo writing work to screenwriting and being part of a writers’ room is writing is not an individual process.

Actually I tried to do the thing where you sit at the desk by yourself and write a book, write the novel, write the…and that’s just not me, I couldn’t do it. And so for me I write my first drafts with people or I get ideas talking with people. Just What do you think about this? And the writing happens usually before I’m even writing. The writing is in conversation. The writing is trying stuff out, trying ideas… questions. I ask a lot of questions. And then the actual writing for me is I’m still pen and paper. I don’t start on Final Draft. I don’t start on the…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

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