Guides on how, and to understanding why, to format your script.
Tyler Mowery outlines How to Format a Screenplay (and more at his Screenwriting Masterclass playlist):
Anatomy of a Screenplay — Movie Script Format Explained (And Why It Matters) (via StudioBinder):
Set the Perfect Scene by Mastering Scene Headings (via Allen Wrote On):
Jason Hellerman has compiled a detailed guide to screenplay formatting, which covers everything from basic elements to indent sizes, over at No Film School.
Some helpful watch-outs – Ellen Brock outlines 25 Mistakes that Peg You as an Amateur Writer:
Insight into the blockbuster screenwriting process – and why it’s troubling:
Before the actual screenwriting part, there’s usually the outlining part. One approach is the Beat Sheet (sometimes referred to as Save the Cat)…
… while another, more often associated with sitcoms, is the Story Circle: