John and Craig take a look at four new entries in the Three Page Challenge, ranging from galactic drama to medieval comedy. Along the way, they talk about the nature of one-hour teasers, trust, plausibility, and how to properly address religious authorities.
Screenwriting is often described as a compressed form of writing, but one can take it too far. “The” and “a” are often useless articles — but you notice when they’re gone, as we did in one of the entries.
- John’s blog post on trust
- Less IMDb is working again
- Submit your Three Pages
- Read this week’s pages on Weekend Read
- Three Pages by Joseph Bodner
- Three Pages by Lisa Mecham
- Three Pages by Patrick McGinley
- Handling numbers in dialogue on screenwriting.io
- Three Pages by Todd Bosley
- @abone114 recommends Sugru for fixing that thing
- Sugru on Cool Tools
- Please Like Me on ABC, Pivot, and iTunes
- Outro by Scriptnotes editor Matthew Chilelli (send us yours!)
You can download the episode here: AAC | mp3.
UPDATE 8-28-14: The transcript of this episode can be found here.