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A guide to resources pertaining to writing for the screen

Why Research?

Why do you need to be concerned with research when writing a screenplay? Because good screenplays and good research go hand in hand. Consider the article from the American Spectator  History Channel Gets Vikings Precisely Wrong

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Screenwriting calls it Surfing In Shallow Water, which is a lack of proper research before starting a screenplay resulting in "shallow scenes".

Getting Started - Reference Works

Subject Guide