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A Quiet Place, Risk-taking, screenwriting, storytelling -

Risk-taking in screenplays can sometimes feel like a financial roll of the dice. “If I do this crazy thing on the page, will someone still buy my script?” But in many examples, taking the risk is why people respond to material.Shortly after its release, A QUIET PLACE quickly became the comparison title du jour of spec screenplays. It’s a title that comes up a lot when asking representatives or producers what they’re looking for. The danger of chasing that trend is just trying to copy A QUIET PLACE, rather than the spirit with which A QUIET PLACE was written.The film...

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