Screenwriting Experts Are Liars – Travis Seppala

Film Courage: I want to go into some of the tips that you have. One of the first is regarding clichés. What is one of the most pieces of clichéd screenwriting advice that is actually absolutely true? And then vice versa, what is one of the most pieces of clichéd screenwriting advice that is actually false?

Travis Seppala, Author/Screenwriter:  A cliché that is absolutely true?

Film Courage: Writing is rewriting?

Travis: One that is true and one that is false? A true cliché in my opinion is you should write every day because if you if get in the habit of not writing then you’re going to stay in the habit of not writing. If you get in the habit of writing then you are going to keep writing. If you’re in this to be like you want…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

 

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