How to analyse your script

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The first thing to do, when you've finished the first draft of a script for a new project, is put it in a drawer - for at least a week, ideally two.

The idea here is to let it rest, so you can come back to it after a break with fresh eyes. (Obviously, this isn't possible if you are on a tight deadline; but do try to give yourself this breathing space, if you have time.)

Once you've had a bit of a break, you will want to read your script, assessing it almost as if you are an...

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Published: Wednesday 11th October 2023

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