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    From: (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: ATTN JMS: Rewriting on cue?
    Date: 1/2/1998 3:35:00 AM  

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>Do you work differently when you write for the stage? Would you send the
>B5 scripts through additional revisions if you had the time?

No, in writing my play now, and in those I've written before, I generally just
write it the way I hear it, and it's up to the actors to find a way to make
that work. (If something absolutely falls on its face and doesn't work and
it's the fault of the words, however, then you gotta fix it.)

As for question 2...understand that there isn't a frame of B5, or a page, that
I wouldn't keep tinkering with ad infinitum. Every time I look at ANYthing
I've done, I always want to go back and tweak something.

As somebody once said: art is never finished, only abandoned.


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