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Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law.
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Oct 3, 2011

John and Craig look at the new fall shows and how little kids become screenwriters, with discussion of D&D, Malcolm Gladwell and daisy-wheel printers.

For this installment, I wanted to focus on how people become screenwriters. Not "how to" there are countless terrible books on that. Rather, what is it that calls people to such an atypical career, one that you can't necessarily practice as a child or learn all at once in college?

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UPDATE 10-11-11: The transcript of this episode can be found here.

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