This is Day 2 in the Great Writers Series. Belief in something you can feel, touch, and taste is one thing. You have to trick yourself. Just another poseur or pretentious sucker deluding himself.
You want to preserve your creative freedom. Most beginning screenwriters create projects in lots of different genres and fail to sell them, over and over again. At that point, three things will often happen quickly: This work is how most screenwriters support themselves.
The script will cost a lot of money to buy and even more money to produce. If you are developing multiple projects in different genres, decision-makers see your unfocused creative resume and think: You are unsure about what you want to do in the business.
You lack the expert knowledge of any particular area.
I would rather work with someone else. If you are developing multiple projects in the same genre, executives and other decision-makers see that and think: You know what you want. You are an expert in this area.
I want to work with this person. It is better to create ten projects in one genre than ten projects in different genres. Make a list of your ten favorite movies.
Make a list of your ten favorite novels. Focus here for now. The question is, do you know story well enough to use it? A lot of people know about the importance of diet and exercise. Then there are professional athletes who live and breathe the principles of healthy living.
To work as a professional screenwriter, this is the equivalent. You have to do more than just know how to write a story, you have to know it at a deep enough level that you can use what you know.
The Secret To Learning Story:Step 2 - Emphasize STORY Development. Most beginning writers think they already know how to write a story. The question is, do you know story well enough to use it?
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Ten rules for writing fiction they'll know it too. 7 Never forget, even your own black pullovers or being publicly obnoxious will ever add . 1. Write the story you’d most want to read. Don’t write a story just because you think it might be a bestseller or that it would make Great Aunt Edna proud.
Think about the books you love, the ones you really lose yourself in.
If those are mysteries, then don’t try to write an historical. A guide to narrative craft (like the free download available here) can really help give you a better understanding of how to write a fiction book. And you don’t have to stop there. There are great fiction writing websites that offer fiction writing ideas; you just have to poke around the Internet for awhile to locate them.