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42 Ways To Avoid Writing A Boring Screenplay

1) 0:45 — Write Something That Only You Can Write
2) 2:20 — The Primary Goal
3) 2:53 — A Mediocre Script
4) 6:01 — Not Enough Story
5) 6:23 — Burning Questions
6) 10:18 — No Curiosity
7) 10:53 — Not Hooking The Reader
8) 12:50 — People Can’t Read Your Script
9) 14:06 — Cliché Character Descriptions
10) 14:27 — Main Character Must Want Something
11) 16:42 — Boring Characters
12) 18:06 — Secrecy & Deception
13) 20:41 — The 4 Goal Rule
14) 22:20 — Know The Characters
15) 24:45 — Characters That Do Not Serve The Story
16) 25:20 — The Heart And Soul Of The Story
17) 27:34 — Skin Jump
18) 32:42 — What The Story Is Not
19) 36:07 — BMOC Tools
20) 38:44 — Small Ideas
21) 40:11 — How To Generate Original Ideas
22) 43:14 — Real Life
23) 51:58 — Writing Your Own Story
24) 52:52 — Four Emotions Of Cinema
25) 54:33 — Imagination & Psychology
26) 56:36 — The Comfort Zone
27) 58:46 — Normal World
28) 1:01:35 — Delaying Conflict
29) 1:04:27 — Compelling Conflict
30) 1:07:31 — Not Enough Conflict
31) 1:09:23 — Levels Of Conflict
32) 1:11:47 — Where Is The Adversary?
33) 1:12:48 — Idiot Plot
34) 1:14:41 — Making A Scene Better
35) 1:18:44 — A Movie Is Not A Lecture
36) 1:19:56 — Assuming It’s On The Page
37) 1:24:27 — Don’t Worry About Being Perfect
38) 1:28:18 — Spend Time With The Best Scripts
39) 1:29:57 — One Way To Test A Screenplay
40) 1:30:58 — Great Movies Change Lives
41) 1:36:28 — How To Know A Script Isn’t Boring
42) 1:40:07 — Final Words

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