Bill Mesce, Jr. on Myth #4 The First Ten Pages
MFA alum Bill Mesce, Jr. writes on MYTH #4: The First Ten Pages. He contemplates Raising Arizona, Lethal Weapon, The Hangover, and more.
The 1st Ten Pages rule is a true, real fact, as much as death and taxes. And about as pleasant. Here’s how real I believe that rule is: I’ll put money down on the table right now that says a lot of script readers won’t even give you that much breathing space; you’re lucky if they give you the ten.
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Bill Mesce, Jr. is an author, screenwriter and playwright living in New Jersey. He graduated from the FDU MFA program this past August.
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