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    Screenwriter John August's Tips for Telling a Story on Kickstarter

    John August's Kickstarter campaign for a "Writer Emergency Pack" of cards has been wildly successful. Here, in a guest post, he explains how he approached his Kickstarter campaign like a screenplay.

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    'Frankenweenie' Writer John August Talks Working With Tim Burton, Apps & The 'Big Fish' Musical

    John August is a screenwriter who has one of those careers every maƮtre d' who has hidden a script under a stack of menus envies. His first script, the straight-outta-film-school "Go" was jazzily directed by "Swingers" helmer Doug Liman, and less than a half-decade later, August started a lengthy cr...

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    John August Says His Unmade 'Godfather'-Esque 'Dark Shadows' Is One Of The Best Scripts He's Written

    With "Frankenweenie" hitting theaters this weekend, and already riding on some very good reviews, it seems Tim Burton will be able to wash away the foul taste left in the mouths of his fans by "Dark Shadows." This summer's vampire comedy tale, based on an obscure TV show, ultimately did decent busin...

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