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Five Essential Principles for Writing a Worthy Screenplay

The same lessons apply to life, too

There is a Yiddish expression that translates, “Too soon old; too late smart.”

At a party in Malibu in 1977 I was invited to join the screenwriting faculty at UCLA. I thought I would be teaching a course or two for a quarter or two as an adjunct temporary lecturer.



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Richard Walter

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