Why Do Writers Struggle To Finish A Screenplay? — Barney Cheng
Film Courage: Why do you think writers struggle with finishing a screenplay?
Writer/Director/Actor/Producer, Barney Cheng: I think we have a lot of doubts about the quality of our work. I know the first draft is usually just regurgitating everything out, right? Get it out! So at every level of the writing process you are constantly confronting your doubts and your worst insecurities. It’s about overcoming that and just ignoring that and keep focusing and marching forward.
If you are attached to those insecurities or distraction, that stops you. That’s probably why. I’ve watched interviews with people I admire…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).