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The Dark Horse
Posted: April 6th, 2019, 3:03am Report to Moderator
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Hello.

I was thinking of perhaps a board dedicated solely to loglines/the logline process. Having spent a few months doing the marketing/query process - I've found loglines/the hook/premise/the all-important-25-words-or-less are hugely instrumental to screenplay success.

So I dunno - perhaps a board to help writers hone their logline? Just food for thought anyways.


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Quoted from The Dark Horse
Hello.

I was thinking of perhaps a board dedicated solely to loglines/the logline process. Having spent a few months doing the marketing/query process - I've found loglines/the hook/premise/the all-important-25-words-or-less are hugely instrumental to screenplay success.

So I dunno - perhaps a board to help writers hone their logline? Just food for thought anyways.




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Zack
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I second Dave's like.


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jayrex
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I personally donít read them.

I donít like reading a great logline to then read a bad story/execution.

On the flip side.

To read a bad logline that will put you off the story and then the story is actually great.

Itís still a good idea to help others sell their stories.


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The Dark Horse
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Thanks CrackedAces. I might use that.
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CrackedAces
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You're welcome Dark Horse.

They run a good site over there for critiquing loglines.

https://logline.it/




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Many potential readers never get past the title. In the absence of a flashy poster, the logline is the second invitation to c'mon in. Then there's the synopsis and then the first pages...It's a journey. With so much unsolicited digital content available, a good logline is like chicken soup, "It couldn't hurt."


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Quoted from JohnHunter
Many potential readers never get past the title. In the absence of a flashy poster, the logline is the second invitation to c'mon in. Then there's the synopsis and then the first pages...It's a journey. With so much unsolicited digital content available, a good logline is like chicken soup, "It couldn't hurt."


Yep - they are all important.


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Why did this idea die? Itís great!!!
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