How To Write a Movie

1. Write a play instead
2. Do the title first
3. Read it to people
4. Forget the three-act structure
6. Don’t write excuse notes
7. Avoid the German funk trap
8. Do a favourite bit
9. Cast it in your head
10. Learn to love rewrites
11. Don’t wait for inspiration
12. Celebrate your invisibility
13. Read, read, read, read, read

Frank Cottrell Boyce

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