All The Things That Are Wrong With Your Screenplay In One Handy Infographic

by Peter D. Marshall

by Joe Berkowitz.


A professional scriptreader read 300 screenplays for five different studios, all the while tracking the many recurring problems. The infographic he made with the collected data offers a glimpse at where screenwriting goes wrong.

If selling a screenplay were easy, all those people crowding coffee shops with their laptops would be millionaires, or at least optioned. It’s not easy, though. So many factors that are totally out of the writer’s control tend to combine and form a phalanx keeping him or her out of Hollywood.

One thing that certainly is up to the writer, however, is whether the screenplay sucks. A new infographic offers some hard-earned insider tips about pitfalls the novice scribe should avoid, in order to refrain from sucking.

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