For many writers it’s often hard to get notes on their work, especially when they think their screenplay or pilot is almost ready. But sometimes, it’s just as hard to give them…
To get your year off to a great start, begin planning and preparing for the screenwriting & TV writing programs, fellowships and labs you want to apply to in Q1!
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.
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 be a screenwriter, do you have to love the writing, or is being compelled to do it enough? In my latest blog post, dive into the 5 reasons many talented, hard-working writers don’t always love the actual creative process.
Warning: This blog post, which lists some of the hard truths about building a screenwriting career that every serious screenwriter should confront, is not for the faint of heart…
If I, seasoned screenwriting career coach, was to write a want-ad for the ideal screenwriting client, one who has what it takes to go from emerging to professional, what would it include?
When writing your screenplay, it’s as important to know which mistakes to avoid, as it is to understand the craft. Check out insights from top industry experts about which critical screenwriting mistakes you don’t want to make in your screenplay or pilot.
Every writer starting a new project comes to the computer bursting with ideas, characters, worlds he is interested in and themes to explore. There is nothing but promise – only potential for the great script the writer can write. While a particular concept’s potential may vary (often wildly), there is… read more →