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What's Your Writing Style?


#1

What’s Your Method of Scriptatude

  • straight through to the end
  • one scene here, one scene there
  • ending first
  • by assignment
  • when the muse hits me
  • struggle through

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Once i write the ending of a script. I know I’m gonna finish it. I dabble at the beginning. But to me, if i know how I wanna wrap this whole thing up, I’ve got it made. Everything else falls into place.



Unless there’s research :’(


#2

I know the beginning, I know the end. It’s the 2nd Act I have problems with. I basically know what happens in it, but not in what order, and I just can’t write it before I do.



Still writing my first script. Haven’t writen anything about 3 months and I’m starting to think just to write scenes from any point that comes to mind and putting the puzzle together with second draft.


#3

I write alittle here and there and then i try to piece it all together.


#4

i usally make up characters and then get inspiration, write the first couple of scenes and then plot everything out in numeric order and then write it. seems to work???


#5

[quote=“mr. Crazi”]
I know the beginning, I know the end. It’s the 2nd Act I have problems with. I basically know what happens in it, but not in what order, and I just can’t write it before I do.
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Yea, im almost rhe exact same, beginning and end are easy for me, its all the stuff in the middle, when shit happens, etc, thats hard.


#6

I havent wrote anything completely, I’m waiting till I have the complete stories in my head.


#7

straight through to the end, i can write 20 pages without stopping, i never think of my next move, it just comes


#8

[quote=“Johny_Exhale”]
straight through to the end, i can write 20 pages without stopping, i never think of my next move, it just comes
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Man, i wish i could do that. I get inspired for different scenes all over the place. I wanna just get a rough version done so i can rip it apart and make it better, but with a clearer veiw.


#9

I collect ideas in my head and when I get a good general idea for a movie I fit all those little ideas into the big one.

I work from scene to scene, but not in chronological order. I have a general idea of how the movie is going to be. Its more like how the movie is going to feel while watching it. From there on I am looking for ways to give the movie that feel.


#10

[quote=“tarantino_is_god”]
I collect ideas in my head and when I get a good general idea for a movie I fit all those little ideas into the big one.

I work from scene to scene, but not in chronological order. I have a general idea of how the movie is going to be. Its more like how the movie is going to feel while watching it. From there on I am looking for ways to give the movie that feel.
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Yea, thats a bit like me too. You have a feel, like, ou want a really dark movie, so you focus on elements that keep that edge throughout it, etc. I try to pat attention to that, i ahte movies that flip flop and dont feel realistic or true to the story.


#11

well i write start to finish but i jot down some sceces


#12

if i ever write a full length screenplay it will probably be 200 pages minimum, why? i write so much action it’s redicilous, im an extremely visual person, writer and director, not much dialogue with me, i’m all about the look of it, how its going to look, ive got the film in my head, landscapes, shots, faces, if i ever open an audition for actors it’s going to be hell, because i’ll look for that exact face ive got in mind, because it’s important, a face IS a landscape, it’s everything to me, i doubt that i can ever make a feature film under 2.5/3 hours, film must be long, they must be


#13

[quote=“Johny_Exhale”]
if i ever open an audition for actors it’s going to be hell, because i’ll look for that exact face ive got in mind, because it’s important, a face IS a landscape, it’s everything to me
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yes yes yes!! I totally agree. I pity the people that would want to be in a film i would make someday (hopefully!), cuz they would have to look the part, act the way i want, talk the way i want. As writers we already have the film in our heads, we just need to translate that into film, so we’re allowed to be damn picky!