There is a truth that every writer must contend with: Everyone loves an L.A.-based screenwriter. Hell, some agents and managers have gone on the record saying that they won’t sign a new writer unless he or she lives in Los Angeles. I, too, have come to know that nine times out of ten, my L.A. writers will be more consistent.
Dear writers (or as Todd likes to call you, My Scrappers), Returning home from a Thanksgiving getaway to San Francisco, I sat on my bed with my beautiful 8-year-old son and my sparkly 4-year-old daughter for our nightly ritual, tell-me-time. My son mused: “Mommy, don’t you wish you and daddy… read more →
I first met writer/director TJ Mino a few years ago in a Seattle seminar I was teaching about the business of screenwriting. Two years and an award-winning short film later, TJ packed up his stuff, and, without any real friends or connections, made the move to Los Angeles. Shortly after… read more →