Crank Out Your First Draft…FAST!

In one sitting. No edits. No typing. Just GO.

Writing is editing, and that happens in revisions – don’t do that yet.
Your first draft has to fly out of your brain!

“The first draft of the script is always not good. But that’s okay. Get there as fast as you can…Be wrong as fast as you can.”

– Andrew Stanton, Pixar

Only then can you start to write.

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This first draft method dates back to the 30s with Howard Hawks & Faulkner at MGM. On Broadway, Arthur Miller did a first pass at dialog in this way. Quentin Tarantino does it too. So should you.

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