“Is” and “are” pose a greater threat to your script than a grumpy reader at MGM. “Is” denotes a state. A state can be photographed, but it can’t be filmed. Activate that sentence now! Ah! But I hear you say, “what about ‘is ~ing’?” Well, yes that is an action, which can be filmed. But think of your script like Twitter. You only have a finite amount of space in which to tell your story. “The cat sits on the mat”, is much punchier than, “The cat is sitting on the mat”.
Anything past tense has already finished, and thus can’t be filmed. Keep everything in the present tense.
I’m as guilty of it as the next person. But, really, we all have to strive for perfect spelling.
or any other form of cleaning. While those things need to be done, you do not need to spring clean every day. It is called work avoidance.
updating your blog.
yes, my friends and followers, I am currently procrastinating. This also goes for all forms of social media. So, back to my script. And back to yours too.