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Six Screenwriter Habits Guaranteed to Expose You as an Amateur

Don’t make these dialogue blunders

Photo by Ron Lach

There’s no shame in amateurism.

‘Amateur’ means ‘lover.’

Amateurs write not for money, but for the love of writing.

May God bless and keep every one of them.




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