This week in coaching, my client Kim, just named to The Black List/Women In Film Episodic Lab, got a crash coach on strategy when going for getting into a TV writer’s room for the first time.
General meetings, or “generals”, are an integral piece of getting a writer introduced to the industry and building her screenwriting career. But what are some of the key elements for a good general meeting? In my latest blog I break it down with the help of my industry manager friends start to finish!
In this week’s installment of The Week In Coaching, I share how my writers prepped for their TV writing fellowship interviews.
One of the privileges of my job has been the many lessons learned from my writers as I continue escorting them on their writing journeys…
The Week in Coaching is a new weekly column – that will surely vary in length from week to week, – dedicated to sharing thoughts, musings and reflections from my ongoing work with both emerging and working screenwriters and TV writers. All names (and some details) have been changed to… read more →
Ayser Salman shares how writing her memoir made her a better screenwriter and TV writer
We hear talk about the quest for an “Undeniable Screenplay” all the time. But what makes for an undeniable screenwriter?
For many, selling a screenplay represents the ultimate screenwriting success. But in today’s market, how likely is a writer to sell a screenplay written on spec?
many writers want to know: how long does it take to go from unknown to screenwriting professional? Don’t take my word for it! Here is what my agent and manager friends had to say.
That time of year when the prestigious TV writing programs start reaching out to few for second samples and interviews, but pass over many others, can be a difficult period for many talented scribes.