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Characters don’t give other characters information for the sake of the other characters. Characters give other characters information for the sake of the audience. And an audience doesn’t need to hear it twice. If your character has to show in three scenes to tell three different characters the same information? Maybe it’s time to throw those three scenes together….
About Restaurants : Beware the salad it is an art form in Hollywood and does not arrive in nice manageable bite size chunks.
About Cell Phones : If a cell phone is going to cut off mid-conversation it will cut off during the most important part of the conversation.
About Parking Lots : The day you are running late for a meeting will be the day the studio decides to do parking lot construction.
About Addresses : Confirm addresses before you leave for a meeting it is no fun arriving at an abandoned office because the person you are meeting just thought you knew he moved across town.
About Canceling : You will not get points for showing up the day the plumbing explodes you will lose points for showing up soaked and frazzled cancel.
About Printers : Never say “the script is printing send the messenger” within a printer’s hearing the printer will immediately stress and break.
About Dating : Never trust your guy writer pal’s judgment about whom he should give your phone number to.
About Humor : Studio executives do not think it is funny when you say you have to get off the phone now Super Man is at the window.
About Clothes : Do not wash meeting clothes the day of a meeting things just do not go well when you discover your whites have all turned pink a half hour before.
About Hair : Do not walk past let alone enter a hair salon the day before a formal event unless you truly believe baseball caps are a nice accessory to black velvet.