(Continuing my countdown of 25 tips and tricks for budding screenwriters on the way to my script workshop: Sept 6 at Fort Mason in San Francisco)
It sounds like a simple, pointless thing to worry about but once again, do not give tired, impatient, overworked script readers another excuse to not read your screenplay. Spellcheck it, and then spellcheck it again. And then have someone proofread it for you. And then have someone else proofread it.
If there are too many mistakes, casual, sloppy mistakes, in a script that's handed in as your calling card, they're going to think you're too casual about everything else, too, and not bother with it.
And that's the