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Central Coast (In-Person): Screenwriting 101: Learning The Basics, And A Little More

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

March 21, 2023
Paul Zeidman
Screenwriting 101: Learning The Basics, And A Little More

Every film begins with the script and knowing the basics of writing a screenplay can set you on the right path. Among the topics covered in this presentation are: the importance of “show, don’t tell,” what should and shouldn’t be on the page, what we mean by structure and why it’s so important, the meaning of familiar but different (or, Where have I seen this before?), and screenwriting as a marathon–not a sprint.

Paul Zeidman is an award-winning screenwriter and the author of the three GO AHEAD AND ASK screenwriting books. Paul has been running his screenwriting blog Maximum Z since 2009, co-hosts the Creative Writing Life podcast, and has been the featured guest on several screenwriting podcasts.

We meet at 5:30pm on the third
Tuesday of the month at the
Center for Spiritual Awareness,
522 Central Ave.

Next to the PG Library.

Join us for pizza at $2 a slice
including a bottled water.


March 21
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Center for Spiritual Awareness
522 Central Ave.
Pacific Grove,
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