How to Take Your Script Idea from Concept to First Draft

How to Take Your Script Idea from Concept to First Draft

If I ever balk at a huge upcoming project, my husband will say “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” I would never want to literally eat an elephant, but it is an excellent axiom for our purposes. The same idea applies to taking a script idea from concept to first draft. If you put a stack of mental roadblocks in your path — like “this script is so big and it’s going to take forever to write,” or “I would love to one day win an Oscar for my screenplay but the idea of walking onto ...