William M Akers
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|Rubber Stamp Misery! Learn 12 Mistakes Every Writer Makes... by William M Akers|
Articles by William M Akers
I've been doing exactly what you do, writing, for a long, long time. I've taught and critiqued screenwriters for almost that long, and, lo and behold, I discovered that all beginning writers make the same mistakes. So I wrote a book, a checklist of stuff to do to your script before you send it out.
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"The first draft of everything is shit."
Hemingway, charming as ever, was correct. Everybody's first draft is shit. Even his. Yours too! You have to rewrite and rewrite and rewrite until you nail it. Then you stop. The good news is, you can fix just about anything. It only takes elbow grease and time.
"I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an exc... (read more)