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Write Your Next Screenplay... on the iPad

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I'll be honest, folks... for weeks, I haven't been sure what the big deal about the iPad is. But having seen it and played with a little, I gotta admit... it's pretty freakin' cool.

Having said that, one of the drawbacks for screenwriters is that there isn't (yet) any professional screenwriting software for the iPad. Final Draft and Black Manna have programs coming out, but in the mean time... what's a screenwriter to do?

Well, leave it to my good friends and great TV producers Biagio Messina and Joke Fincioen to come up with an answer. (Yes, this seems like me plugging them... and I am. J & B are good friends, but they're also total geniuses... Biagio can make a Mac do things Steve Jobs doesn't even know it can do.)

They've come up with a Pages '09 template that allows you to write screenplays on the iPad... and is way better than the template provided with the actual program. (Plus, the original Pages screenplay template isn't even available for the iPad!)

Here's a link to Biagio's post about how to use the template...

How to Write a Screenplay on the iPad

And here's a little how-to video tutorial... hope it helps!...

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