Talking about the writer: Carrie Fisher

This week on my continuing web series into screenwriters and their work features Carrie Fisher, who wrote the screenplay for the semi-autobiographical film, "Postcards from the Edge"... What writer should I feature in the future?

Enemies of the Script

be-verbs. "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.... Continue Reading →

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