If you can’t explain your script in a concise few sentences (or logline), then you will have a hard time keeping the story under control. Write a logline before you take the next step.
The Wikipedia definition contains the actual logline for It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: “Charlie Brown is finally invited to a Halloween party; Snoopy engages the Red Baron in a dogfight; and Linus waits patiently in the pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin.”
To help all the aspiring screenwriters, comic book writers, and playwrights participating in the Script Frenzy writing marathon, we will feature a new script writing tool or tip every day this month. Read all the advice at this link.