Phillip also manages a Facebook screenwriting group, Screenwriters Talking Shop. This is a super-friendly, helpful and supportive group and a great resource for all writers serious about their craft.
This is an excellent question and the most important challenge a screenwriter must consider when adapting a popular novel. For me, the greatest challenge is selecting the most relevant and entertaining elements required to convey the author’s intended story in a cohesive way.
Quite fitting, Vlad III Dracula was also known as Vlad the Dragon, so he is more than welcome to share my house.