Broken Projector: Common Mistakes of the Wild Aspiring Screenwriter Sony Pictures Our hero wakes up, yawns and stretches. It’s a typical day, and that’s a really boring introduction. Imagine it with an explosion instead. Thanks. This week on Reddit, a user asked for some dead giveaways that a screenplay was written by an amateur, and the hivemind (probably made up of angry script readers and finicky producers) didn’t fail.