BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

A screenplay…is merely the scaffolding for a building someone else is going to build – John Irving QUOTES FOR WRITERS

There is no (literary) language in a screenplay. (For me, dialogue doesn’t count as language.) What passes for language in a screenplay is rudimentary, like the directions for assembling a … Continue reading

April 19, 2020 · 2 Comments

A recipe for a Hollywood movie – Tony Gilroy Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

Big ideas don’t work. Start with a very small idea that you can build on. With Bourne I never read any of the books; we started again. The very smallest … Continue reading

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