Gone With the Wind is a movie that's just as phenomenal as the book it's based on. But have you noticed that's not always the case when a novel is made into a motion picture?
Forget about introspection and long descriptions, plus subplots have to be dropped and minor characters combined or omitted in order to condense a three-hundred and fifty page novel into a one-hundred and twenty-five page screenplay. If you have ever considered turning a novel into a screenplay, here's a portion of an article from Scriptmag.com to help you start the adaptation process:
First, make a list of the following:
|Margaret Mitchell with her novel
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