Write On A Legal Pad Before You Write The Screenplay – Joe Wilson

Film Courage: Is that why writing on a legal pad is a better process for you because you are okay with it being messy? Then when it goes into type format you want it to be more in line? It’s like a signal to you?

Joe Wilson, Writer/Director/Comedian/Photographer: Well, I think it’s kind of like sketching before painting. It’s kind of like let me draw this out and see what it’s going to be, now I am going to put paint on canvas, is I know the bare bones of the story. I write with just the bare bones then other ideas are going to come in, other things are going to happen. Sometimes I will find that my bare bones are wrong and that maybe I found a better bare bone or maybe I find that that bare bone is one thing. Bob Berry’s [a book Joe is writing], it was actually part of the 11,000 word thing, it was great. I never got to write like this. It was like Oh wow! I’m writing well. I’m going to describe every inch of this room. You guys are going to know…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).


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