Three things to look out for when rewriting your script

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They say all writing is rewriting - and, for comedy writers, this is often true. Even the most successful comedy writers rewrite heavily: in fact, this dedication to rewriting goes some way to explaining their success.

As you go through the drafting process on a script, you should expect the material to change a lot. So, here are three important things to look out for when rewriting.

Coherence

Be honest with yourself: does the script make sense? Are the stories interweaving, and resolving, smoothly and effectively? Are the characters behaving in a consistent way? Is it a satisfying read? Is...

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Published: Friday 13th October 2023

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