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The Bitter Script Reader: 12-Step Screenwriting: Week 1 - Idea, Concept, Story

The Bitter Script Reader shoots from the hip, always telling writers what they need to hear, not necessarily what they want to hear. With Mr. Bitter's permission, in the coming weeks, Script will post his videos on screenwriting to help you write a script even he'd want to read... but don't send them to him, because he still won't read them. No unsolicited scripts allowed. Just sayin'.

The Bitter Script Reader gets you started in the screenwriting process by explaining the difference between idea, concept and story, in the first of a 12-part series designed to aid you in writing a screenplay.

Click on the image to watch part one:

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Note: You might want to re-watch Back to the Future in preparation for this series because it's going to come up. A lot.

This video will show you:

  • How to write a screenplay
  • How to write a script
  • How to come up with a great idea

Stay tuned for the next video of advice.


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