Quote of the Day: Raymond Chandler

The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement.

4 Comments to “Quote of the Day: Raymond Chandler”

  1. 1st response: “This sounds very much like something Hemingway might have said.”

    Rewrite: “Hemingway.”

  2. it’s profound and cool but where and when did he say it?

  3. The quote comes from a piece he published in The Atlantic Monthly in November, 1945 — http://bit.ly/oZFBe3

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