How can we make action descriptions concise and effective?
You’ve written your script, you’re fairly happy with it (hopefully after feedback!) but still need to cut back on scene/page lengths. How can you do that? Well, one of the best ways is to edit your action descriptions…
Johnny grabs an item off the shelf whilst looking around to check for staff and then runs for the exit as he stuffs the item into his bag.
Johnny glances around nervously, shoves an item into his bag, and runs like hell for the exit.
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