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    From: (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: ATTN: JMS: Rising Stars Movie writers? (Repost)
    Date: 6/6/2002 12:44:00 PM  

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>Was it your decision? Any Comments? Etc?

No, this is pretty much par for the course for features, which is why I don't
generally work there. Unless you're a writer/director, every script for every
movie these days goes through diverse hands...writer a does the first draft,
they give it to writer b for additional material, it goes to writers c and d
for touch-ups, the director comes on, he has writer e do a few more
happens to all movie screenplays these days, even to William Goldman. I did
mine, now it's in the hopper. In features you have to learn to walk away from
it after you turn in your draft.


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