What I Learned From Writing my Second Full Screenplay

Last February, I read the book “Save the Cat” by Blake Synder. His book discusses how to write and sell screenplays. Around the same time, I came across a Youtuber that wrote a screenplay in under 48 hours. Combining both of these, I decided to write my first full movie spec script over a weekend. I accomplished it!

It was the first screenplay I had ever written, and I enjoyed the process from start to finish. I decided to start on a second screenplay and spend a little more than 48 hours on it. Here I am six months later, five drafts…