Script editors: the three types

Red pen

Good script editors can bring a shy writer out of their shell, save a bad script, and make a good script great. Poor script editors can destroy a writer's confidence... and even destroy a show.

'Script Editor' can be quite a nebulous job title, and individual script editors can vary considerably in both their approach and the range of their input and responsibilities, often depending upon the project. A script editor working with a highly experienced writer will offer quite a different service to a script editor guiding a writer who is completely new. Some writers always work with the...

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Published: Wednesday 18th January 2023

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