It's an enormous wall that's built between you and your dreams. And if every day, you just chip away.. It may take ten years, but eventually you just might see some light.
If the story you're telling, is the story you're telling, you're in deep shit.
Collaborating on a film script involves two people sitting in a room separated by the silence of two minds working together.
Secure writers don't sell first drafts. They patiently rewrite until the script is as director-ready, as actor-ready as possible. Unfinished work invites tampering, while polished, mature work seals its integrity.
People don't really want original stories. They want different versions of the same story. This is called meta-narrative.
To paraphrase Muggeridge: Everything is a parable that God is speaking to us, the art of life is to get the message.
All writing is discipline, but screenwriting is a drill sergeant.