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    I think a writer needs more than just three as...

    I think a writer needs more than just three as "practise scripts" to be quite honest.

    Also, I think the concepts we choose to write when we are rookies - are ones that are completely different...
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    1) You need an agent when YOU ARE READY (i.e. you...

    1) You need an agent when YOU ARE READY (i.e. you have the chops to write a concept that is either Oscar worthy (indie) or box-office gold (high-concept).

    2) Best way to get an agent, is to get a...
  3. Hi Kyle, It's cool that you keep updating this...

    Hi Kyle,

    It's cool that you keep updating this thread.

    Sorry if I'm beating the same drum here, but given that time has elapsed since your feature sale, have you managed, or are thinking...
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    For the price of $23 for DoneDealPro, it's a...

    For the price of $23 for DoneDealPro, it's a given if you are serious about writing.

    EJ
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    USlatin, It was mentioned in this thread that...

    USlatin,

    It was mentioned in this thread that Bill does notes - which he posted pretty clearly that unless you're a super hot girl who's gonna sleep with him, then he's not interested.

    Either...
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    go over to donedealpro.com as there are a million...

    go over to donedealpro.com as there are a million threads on people who've had experiences with diff peeps and they've posted their reviews.

    I would personally try and build up a group of folks...
  7. Pretty simple and nice little system. EJ

    Pretty simple and nice little system.

    EJ
  8. lol EJ

    lol

    EJ
  9. So let me get this straight, just to be crystal...

    So let me get this straight, just to be crystal clear.

    The only reason you actually came on here and made my day was because he wrote "poo poo MEMENTO?", and on the cover of the book, you took...
  10. So you're complaining that a book written by a...

    So you're complaining that a book written by a studio-friendly writer, who works with studios, and has actually had several studio specs bought and turned into studio movies - wasn't writing a book...
  11. SAVE THE CAT is a solid but simple book, but...

    SAVE THE CAT is a solid but simple book, but don't let that fool you.

    I don't know what the OP point was. He's banging on writing commerical scripts? That sell to studios? That make careers? That...
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    Well, it's far more complex than the above. ...

    Well, it's far more complex than the above.

    First off, you'd have to fool a rep (either agent or manager or both). Okay, so if they just submitted it themselves to a company, then they'd have to...
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    Frankly, that's a better version. My problem...

    Frankly, that's a better version.

    My problem with the concept is would Hollywood producers really not notice this script is already made? These development folks make it their job to know who's...
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    I dont think that's a logline. It's half of...

    I dont think that's a logline.

    It's half of one.

    You have a set up, but no SO WHAT.

    You need that.

    EJ
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    Yeah CS has gone through a change of late when it...

    Yeah CS has gone through a change of late when it comes to subscriptions and purchases. Go over to Done Deal Pro a read about threads over there where the Chief Editor posted apologizing for all the...
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    IMO typically different people take different...

    IMO typically different people take different sections (maybe ten pages at a time) and they write them up that way.

    EJ
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    I took from your post "So, I've always been the...

    I took from your post "So, I've always been the one to do the actual writing (which I don't mind)." that you weren't exactly jumping for joy over writing, so that's my bad.

    Producers are...
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    Sounds to me that neither of you guys are...

    Sounds to me that neither of you guys are decicated writers, which is a problem IMO.

    Writing in teams can be helpful, especially in comedy IMO.

    I would address the issue first just why it seems...
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    Okay Kyle, If you had to take only five of...

    Okay Kyle,

    If you had to take only five of those books to an island for twenty years, what books would they be?

    EJ
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    sadly the only chance of picking up William...

    sadly the only chance of picking up William Martell's book is off ebay for some crazy price.

    EJ
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    http://www.scriptnannies.com/script/10_03.html ...

    http://www.scriptnannies.com/script/10_03.html

    EJ
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    THE SEQUENCING METHOD is a great care-free...

    THE SEQUENCING METHOD is a great care-free structure tool that can be used in either 8 or 12 steps.

    Either use often makes for a completely 100% tight structurally sound script.

    EJ
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    Excellent post Kyle. That's a keeper. I saw...

    Excellent post Kyle. That's a keeper.

    I saw BOLT recently, and to add it as a list of examples, it's at the mid point that BOLT realizes that he's just a dog, and not a super-hero-dog with...
  24. As you stated this was a reputable producer, I...

    As you stated this was a reputable producer, I hope you didn't sign for the dreaded $1 option.

    EJ
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    Is this Scott the Reader? ...

    Is this Scott the Reader?

    http://sixtybucknotes.blogspot.com/

    EJ
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