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Jun 21, 2023

John and Craig welcome Aline Brosh McKenna to talk about the difficult journey through pages 70-90 of your feature. The end of the second act can drive even the most seasoned writers into an existential crisis, but together they offer their tips and tricks to navigating this difficult passage.

We then talk about the importance of tone: what does tone feel like on the page? And how can it distinguish great writing? We also talk mentors, procrastination, the Panic Monster and our inner Instant Gratification Monkeys.

In our bonus segment for premium members, John and Drew reveal how each episode of Scriptnotes is made and what they’ve learned putting together the Sidecasts.


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