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“As a long-time coach and contest judge, I can tell on the first page if a script is going to be an engaging or painful read. We created PageCraft to help you solve your script’s problems or avoid them in the first place. Many of our clients have gone on to find representation, win contests, and become working writers. Let us help you unlock the potential of your writing and craft a script that judges and executives can’t put down.”
— Heidi Hornbacher

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On Day Six: We’ll make sure the action of your story wraps up in a satisfying way with the arcs completed and premises proven. Apply today:

Screenwriter Nicholas Griffin broke out early with his script, Matchstick Men, written with his brother Ted. We’ll talk about the circuitous routes to screenwriting success, major studio notes, and how to keep your wits in a pitch meeting.

“I wrote two feature screenplays that blossomed with Heidi’s guidance... Heidi’s really great at helping me deepen my characters’ development and evolution… It’s a process that works in creating authentic stories.”
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