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What, exactly, is Draft Zero?
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Do Oscar-Nominated screenwriters follow the structural formulas prescribed by the “gurus” and books?
Do the biggest original films of 2013 follow more archetypal - or formulaic - structures?
How do you make obnoxious a-holes compelling?
How does the end of certain films make your soul shudder?
Can forcing your audience to ask questions - and then answering them - trigger an emotional response?
Can one scene be the key to unlocking the whole story?
What can be gleamed from the substantial rewrite of a famed spec?
How does a shift in status or power reveal character?
Can the introduction of a character be so good that the character doesn't need describing?