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Albert Einstein on Screenwriting

Think like the audience, not like a writer

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If you ask people to identify Einstein’s best known achievement, some will cite the invention of the atom bomb.

That is, of course, flat-out false. Einstein posited that energy and matter are different forms of the same stuff, but he did not imagine that during his lifetime one would be turned into the other…

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Screenwriter, bestselling author, and 40 years leadership @ UCLA’s prestigious screenwriting program. Get 40 lessons from 40 years: richardwalter.com/newsletter

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