There's another half to the self-knowledge story: You need to know your own writing process. I'm not talking about the specific steps in the process of screenwriting; I'll talk about that in Part II. I'm talking about understanding how you work as a writer—your own creative process—and how to create optimum conditions for that to occur.
No one can tell you your process. Every writer's is different. Individual. Idiosyncratic. That's the point. But you need to understand yours.
You may not have been writing long enough to know what it is. That's okay, just start paying attention. And start asking yourself the following questions, which will help you solve what my writing partner, Matt Stevens, and I call...
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