Screenplay Writing Tools
Never before has screenplay writing tools made life so easy. Scripts just have a certain feel to them. From the covers, to the brads to the formatting of the script itself. Hollywood expects this and freaks out when it doesn't get what it expects. You should do everything in your power to keep Hollywood happy!
All joking aside, there is a very specific way everything about your script should be done. Anything less makes you look like an amateur. If your screenplay looks amateur, you just reduced the already slim chance that someone is going to look at it by about 80%.
Fortunately, I'm here to tell you about all the screenplay writing tools you need to make it in the screentrade. Of course, you can get by using an old manual typewriter like they did in the old days. There is nothing wrong with that, but why make an already difficult task into a monumental one?
It's time to take this seriously. It's time to set the odds back in your favor and get all the screenplay writing tools you can get your hands on. Here is a list of all the things you will need to get rid of all the other variables. All that's left to do is to put your brilliant thoughts on paper...
Screenplay Writing Tools of the Trade
- Computers for Screenwriters: You absolutely need to get a computer to make it in today's Hollywood environment. Here are some thoughts on what you should look for.
- Screenwriting Software: All the hard technical work is already done for you. Don't waste your time with script formatting and just start typing.
- The Proper Screenplay Format: What is a script supposed to look like? Can you do anything to make it stand out? The answer might shock you!
- Screenplay Formatting: What do all the elements of a screenplay look like? Learn what each element does so you can write the perfect screenplay
Articles on Screenwriting
How to write a screenplay: Get the ins and outs of how to make a sellable screenplay.