Working screenwriters tend to have several screenplays in the pipeline at once, all at different levels of completion. This way, they can bounce around between all the stages of the writing process without getting fatigued, and always have an answer for the dreaded question, ‘what else do you got?’
But balancing a pipeline of different projects — and actually completing them — takes time. When you start off, chances are you’ll just focus on one screenplay at a time. And sometimes, it’s easy to forget about the messiness that is the rough draft.
Here are five things you forgot about rough drafts: [Read more…]