“Repeat this mantra to yourself in a Yoda voice: There is no ‘writing screenplays,’ there is only ‘writing outlines.’ If you write a good outline, the screenplay will write itself.”
— Thomas Lennon and Robert Garant
Thomas Lennon and Robert Garant (Screenwriters/Actors) are the team behind Night at the Museum, Balls of Fury and Reno 911! Their screenwriting book, Writing Movies for Fun and Profit is one of the good ones.
Lennon’s essay on why Huell Howser is the opposite of the Internet that is absolutely worth your time.