Query letters have long been a path for new, relatively un-industry-connected writers to approach literary managers in the hopes that the rep on the receiving end will request their screenplay or pilot from the logline presented in said query letter (which today is really an email), respond to the writing,… read more →
Over the many years I’ve been coaching and the many blogposts I’ve written, no one has ever accused me of sugarcoating anything. In fact, my loyalty to portraying things as I perceive them to be in this industry has drawn the ire of many a writer over the years. So… read more →
While no one will ever accuse me of being short for words (verbally or in writing, for good or bad) the truth is that I am always looking for more efficient, effective ways to communicate important concepts and ideas. And when I find something that someone else was able to… read more →
If you’ve been trying to get signed by an agent or manager for any length of time, you know that identifying what it is they are actually looking for is not always easy. In my latest blogpost, I do what I can to break it all down!
If you’re looking to get, learn about or switch representation NOW, check out my latest blogpost, which includes what I and my clients are hearing from representation’s front lines!
When sending your screenplay or TV pilot out to agents, managers, executives or producers, what is the proper etiquette for following up?
In my latest blog posts, top literary agents and managers share their advice for mistakes you should avoid as you develop and build your screenwriting or TV writing career.
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 entry into my BREAKING IN: REPRESENTATION series, I dig into the ins-and-outs of getting signed by agents and managers. And it’s not as straight forward as you might think…
Should you get a screenwriting agent, or is a manager right for you? Should it be manager first, or should you get an agent right away? In my latest blog post, discover their similarities and differences in order to make smart career choices and construct an effective representation team.