Comments On Typos, Spelling,
Grammar, and Basic Formatting
Actress, producer, writer:
the difference between your and you're!"
reading the cover letter, you know whether someone can write or not."
of the worst mistakes I've seen recently: writers entering contests
before they even have a grasp of basic mechanics like grammar, sentence
structure, or standard screenplay formatting."
Screenwriting Teacher And Reader For Producers:
reading a feature screenplay. There were so many typos, etc.
the first page, I decided to keep a count. When I reached
OUT" the total was over five hundred! Reading the thing was
excruciating that I nearly quit being a reader."
screenwriters need to be amiable and have excellent language skills
(specifically for screenwriting). Without these qualities, I wouldn't
feel inclined to work with them."