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The Script Lab is an online screenwriting news and educational magazine, guiding writers from script development through sale and production.
internal conflict

Internal Conflict And Your Characters

In dramatic writing, internal conflict is basically the darkest aspects of a character married to that individual’s greatest fears.
Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard and Hollywood

Elmore Leonard's punchy style and compelling characters has Hollywood continually coming back to his work. Some of the many adaptations of his writing are highlighted in this post.
story's subtext

Text and your story’s subtext

Give your readers the equation, but let them do the math. It's more fulfilling, and keeps your reader engaged, when you let your story's subtext reveal itself.
book to film 10 greats

From Book To Film: 10 Great Adaptations

My mission was to list films that aren't the obvious "go to" movies in a "best book to film adaptation" compilation.
creating a believable character

Two Stages of Creating A Believable Character

Creating a believable character for your story begins with an initial idea, but the process of developing her into a complex, real personality will require thought and research.

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