SDWEG member and The Writer's Life newsletter editor, Laura Roberts, provided the top ten takeaways from Jonathan LaPoma's presentation on scriptwriting at the October meeting on her blog, Buttontapper Press, shared below.
Last night I attended the monthly meeting of the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild. The guest speaker was Jonathan LaPoma, author of Developing Minds: An American Ghost Story, and winner of 101 screenwriting awards. He spoke about his screenwriting process, as well as giving the audience tips for punching up the drama in a script, and creating great dialogue. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways from his speech: Read more . . .