Summary of Aaron Sorkin’s MasterClass on Screenwriting

17 key takeaways from the screenwriter of The Social Network

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  1. Intention and obstacle are the driveshaft of drama. These two things are crucial to writing drama. Without them, it’s journalism. It should be clear right away who wants what, why they want it, why it’s important, and what’s stopping them. The driveshaft makes the car go, it creates action. The actions that…