In the construction of your body of work, should you focus on developing new pilots and screenplays, or going back and rewriting old screenplays and pilots until they are their best?
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!
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…
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.
The industry can be infuriating. Frustrating. Enraging. But don’t let it get to you. If you do, it may show up in ways that are hard to reverse…
Everyone always talks about the craft you need to learn in order to become an apt screenwriter or TV writer. But what about the experiences you have, which then feed and inform your writing?
Winning or placing in a screenwriting competition can become a career milestone for many an emerging screenwriter or TV writer. But are all screenwriting competitions, and all competition placements equal?
In order to successfully build a screenwriting career, do you have to live in Los Angeles? I got the lowdown from top agents and managers when I interviewed them for my book, BREAKING IN.