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Lessons from John August: Writing Better Dialogue

by Afiya Xon May 1, 2011
Learn a screenwriting tip or two from Los Angeles-based screenwriter John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, Charlie’s Angels, Go). The fourth and final installation of the Lessons from John August video scriptcast series focuses on writing better dialogue. Watch Part Four. Previous lessons: Part One — writing action Part Two — writing [...]
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Lessons from John August: Entering a Scene

by Afiya Xon April 28, 2011
Learn a screenwriting tip or two from Los Angeles-based screenwriter John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, Charlie’s Angels, Go). Part Three of the Lessons from John August video scriptcast series focuses on how to enter a scene. Watch Part Three. If you haven’t already, check out Part One on writing better action [...]

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Lessons from John August: Writing Scene Description

by Afiya Xon April 26, 2011
If you’re seeking valuable screenwriting advice, here’s Part Two in our four-part Lessons from John August video scriptcast series. John August is a Los Angeles-based screenwriter who has numerous writing credits, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Big Fish (2003), Charlie’s Angels (2002), and Go (1999). He also runs a website that contains very [...]
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Lessons from John August: Writing Better Action

by Afiya Xon April 23, 2011
John August is a Los Angeles-based screenwriter who has numerous writing credits, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Big Fish (2003), Charlie’s Angels (2002), and Go (1999). He also runs a website that contains very useful advice and information on screenwriting for aspiring and current writers. We’re featuring some of that screenwriting advice in [...]