The Screenplay-novel Manifestos

Less is more vivid

Tuesday, April 25, 2006


From the Little Professor:

On the couch

ANALYST: Lie back, relax, and tell me your troubles.

LITTLE PROFESSOR: I'm experiencing these...urges.

ANALYST [encouragingly]: Go on....

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One aspect of writing in the form of a screenplay that interests me is while the idea of fiction -- such as a novel -- in this form is enough of a new idea that it's generally considered unacceptable, it has a long-standing tradition in satire.


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