It’s not a pivotal scene. Just a bit of comic relief in an otherwise appropriately grim zombie movie set in the Middle Ages. “AAAAaaahhh. You wound me,” a knight says after being struck with a boy’s wooden sword. “Mortally so. I’ve been bested by moppets.” The actor...
What people say, and how they say it, tells us a lot. Vocabulary, syntax, cadence, rhythm. They’re all clues about education, class, income and where someone grew up. Action is character, as Aristotle once said (or was it William Goldman?), but dialogue also reveals...
What's New in Final Draft 10?
Collaborate Write in real-time with a writing partner
Story Map™ Outline acts, scenes, and sequences
Beat Board™ Plan your script beat-by-beat
Alternate Dialogue Store multiple lines of dialogue in the same script