Writing & Editing 7 writing lessons from movie screenplays Hollywood screenwriters know how to cut the fat, grab an audience, establish character through action, and write copy that reads fast. Learn from them. By Russell Working@byworkingMay 1, 2013 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.