You hear it said to screenwriters and TV writers all the time: Write what you know. But what does this directive actually mean? I break it down in my latest screenwriting blog post.
Anyone can say that they can write a good screenplay or a better TV pilot. It takes a serious writer to actually do it!
When manager Zack Zucker visited my Screenwriters Support Group, he made one thing very clear: When it comes to attracting representation, concept is often king. But what of the quieter, more execution driven scripts? In my latest blogpost, I dig in.
Many writers are quick to state that they don’t want their screenplay or pilot to be “just” a writing sample. But to those writers eager to construct a screenwriting or TV writing career, a great writing sample can mean all the difference.
Deadlines are nothing new and are utilized across practices, art forms, task lists and industries. We’ve all explored them, talked about them, considered them, and many of us use them on a regular basis. But for most people, and especially writers who are constantly up for delivering complex, often personal… read more →
Most writers will wrestle with the question sooner or later: What should I write next? A TV Pilot or a feature? In my latest blogpost, I break out the factors that you should consider when making this decision.
As we settle into the strange new normal of COVID-19, what does it all mean for screenwriters aiming to build their TV and screenwriting careers?
Every road to screenwriting or TV writing success is paved with endless rejection and heartbreak. And every writer who is now working has heard No along the way. Here is how they got through it!
It’s great when a manager or agent asks to read your screenplay or pilot. But what does it take for a rep to decide to sign you? I break down the one thing reps are looking for in my latest blogpost.
Writing partnerships seem like an exciting possibility for many a writer. Why should you write along when there could be someone there with you to work through story problems, withstand the rejection and face the industry? But before you jump into writing partnership, there are a few things you should consider.