Why don’t you recommend using MS Word to write scripts?

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by Script Reader Pro
October 20, 2022 0 comments

Please avoid writing scripts in Microsoft Word at all costs if you want to be taken seriously as a writer.

It’s hard to write and format in…

It’s hard to calculate a script’s true length…

It looks terrible on the page…

It’s made by Bill Gates…

Instead, we highly recommend you use a professional screenwriting program, such as:

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For the reasons above, we don’t accept scripts written in Word. So, our advice is to reformat the script first using a professional screenwriting software.

However, if you don’t have the know-how or time, you could purchase our Script Reformat Service which would completely reformat your script to industry standard, using the screenwriting software of your choice.

Contact us, attaching the script (or at least the first 5 pages), we’ll get back to you with a quote.

Or, the cheaper (but more time intensive) option for you would be to select a screenwriting software and copy the script over to it. Then you could submit as per normal for the service of your choice.

If you still need help, please contact us.