How Hollywood Screenwriter and Director John August Writes: Part Two

Critically acclaimed screenwriter and director John August stopped by the show to chat with me about his writing process, the film business, and his hit podcast Scriptnotes.   Rainmaker.FM is Brought to You By   Discover why more than 80,000 companies in 135 countries choose WP Engine for managed WordPress hosting. Start getting more from your site today! Since his breakthrough film debut Go (1999), John has penned an impressive list of big budget Hollywood films from Charlie’s Angels (2000), to a handful of Tim Burton films including Big Fish (2003), and Frankenweenie (2013). The prolific author has also worked in TV, on Broadway, creates his own writing apps, and is a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He currently produces the Scripnotes Podcast with co-host Craig Mazin where they discuss the ins-and-outs of the screenwriting business. Join us for this two-part interview. If you missed Part One you can find it here: How Hollywood Screenwriter and Director John August Writes: Part One In Part Two of the file John August and I discuss: Creativity and How Writers Perceive the Future One Great Tool Writers Can Use to Get Unstuck Why a Screenwriter’s ‘Road to Hell’ is Paved with Adverbs How to Read Oscar Nominated Screenplays on Your Phone Why You Need to Write the Stories You Like to Read Listen to The Writer Files: Writing, Productivity, Creativity, and Neuroscience below ... Download MP3 Subscribe by RSS Subscribe in iTunes The Show Notes John August on Scripnotes Podcast The Writer Emergency Pack John’s Quote-Unquote Apps Including ‘Highland’ and ‘Weekend Read’ John August on Twitter Kelton Reid on Twitter

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