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Writing a screenplay is easy once you know how. In this article, I’ll discuss two tips that can help you write screenplays: the author’s room and character archetypes. Once you have these tips down, you will be able to achieve great results with your screenplays.
The author’s room is where you organize your work while writing specific screenplays. The rooms you create will depend on what type of script you are writing. So, if you are writing a thriller, you will need to use a different room than if you are writing a comedy. These rooms should have different themes for example a “comedy room” will consist of different ideas for jokes, comedy routines and plots.
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For an example of how a writer’s room works, I would like to show you a scene from my own home. Let’s say that I am creating a family sitcom and I need to write a sitcom dialogue from my character’s point of view.
I begin in my living room, usually working at my computer or writing on my own. Since this is my first time writing a screenplay, I’m excited to see what will happen next. Since I’m not sure what happens in this room, I will do my best to get familiar with the room.
This is the initial writing room that I was working in. Every time I walked into the room, I would ask myself, “What is my purpose here?” Once I was clear about that, I would begin to write down my ideas and thoughts as I walked through my scenes. For example, if my scene begins and ends in this room, I can then write the plot points of my scene in here.
Once I am done writing all of my scenes in this room, I will usually read the scenes I’ve written over to my spouse or a friend to get their opinions on them. Then, I will look at my notes. I will try to make my final draft here in this room. I can do the same thing for all of my scenes, even the last one, if I need to.