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Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

Screenwriters are responsible for writing the script of a movie or TV show. When they're starting out, most screenwriters work "on spec," which means "for free." They write an entire movie, hoping to sell it. They belong to the WGA, the Writer's Guild of America.

  1. 1. What guild do screenwriters join?
    1. a. WGA
    2. b. SGA
    3. c. SAG
  2. 2. What does "on spec" mean?
    1. a. On commission
    2. b. On time
    3. c. For free
  3. 3. What does a screenwriter produce?
    1. a. A screenplay
    2. b. A draft
    3. c. A novel