Jeffrey Scott has some great tips up on AWN about writing good screenplay outlines. As you know an outline is essential to getting a good script. It’s the backbone of the film. And yet, many young writers don’t bother to write one before they begin their screenplay which is a rookie mistake. Check out the tip below and click the link for the rest. If you’re at all interested in being a good writer, read this article. Oh and while you’re at it go buy Jeffrey’s book too.
One way to know if your outline isnâ€™t up to snuff is if you find yourself having a hard time writing the script. In my experience, when the outline wasnâ€™t tight Iâ€™ve struggled with the scripts. And when the outlines were well structured, the scripts were a breeze. They practically wrote themselves.
You can read the entire article here.