You're now on draft five and there's still something not right about your baby. Something is rotten in the State of Courier 12 and the truth would set you free - if you only knew what the damn truth was!
What to do? You get your nearest and dearest to read it. You get your screenwriting group to read it - and they come up with some great ideas. You iron out some of the faults. Bluebirds sing, but it's still not perfect. There's only one solution - to get a pro to read it.
I've only paid for one bit of professional coverage before; this was through The Page Awards, who operate a year-round coverage service. I have to say that they did a good job and really helped me finally get things on the right track. But I'm now thinking of paying a bit more, and getting a script consultant to take a look at a script that's defeating me and coming between me and a good night's sleep.
Has anyone out there used a script consultant before? Any good recommendations? I have a Snickers bar for the person who gives the name and email of a good 'un....