Hardly anyone ever breaks into screenwriting or TV writing faster than they expected. It takes more time and efforts than most initially would predict. Therefore, it’s important to prepare yourself for the grueling marathon ahead.
For every writer, there is a moment when she wonders: I work really hard writing and networking. But do I really have a chance to break in? In my latest blogpost, I answer just that question based on years of experience.
What are we really talking when it comes to the dreaded art of networking? At its heart, it’s all about relationship building.
Everyone wants to get an agent, get a manager, get staffed on a TV show or get a feature writing assignment. But for those lucky enough to begin, that’s when the hard work really begins.
For those of us who read a lot, what are some of the roadblocks for getting excited about and invested in the original TV pilot of spec feature script we are reading? Check out the elements that traditionally bump me in my latest blogpost.
The moment has come: A manager or an agent read and responded to your work, and would like to meet with you. But before you go in, what should you know and how should you prepare?
In the latest installment of my PEARLS OF WISDOM series, discover the writing processes and practices that working writers have come to rely on!
A few bad eggs have garnered screenwriters a bum rap! What can you do to combat perception of screenwriters being crazy?
For most every writer trying to break into the industry, selling a feature spec and making it onto The Black List would mean screenwriting success. So why, after achieving this, did Screenwriter Eric Koenig decide to walk away? In my latest blog post, Eric shares his screenwriting experience.
For many writers, taking notes is a learned skill, developed over time exposing work to harsh critics and making inroads in the industry. In this blog post, I explore some of the Do’s and Don’ts of taking notes, cultivated from years working as a career coach and development executive.