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As I conducted interviews for my new book, BREAKING IN: TALES FROM THE SCREENWRITING TRENCHES, there was one mistake that agents, managers and executives kept reminding me that writers, and especially new writers, are continuously making: Getting their work out into the professional space, be it to a potential agent… read more →
With holiday decorations going up at the local malls, radio stations dedicating themselves to Christmas carols 24/7 and winter weather visiting us everywhere, my screenwriters – working, emerging and otherwise – and I are working our way through our end-of-year screenwriting check lists. There is plenty to learn from the… read more →
In this blog post, learn about some of the television development deal available to working television writers and emerging television writers looking to break in
For many runners, sprints are easy. Marathons are hard. With sprints, you’re in, you’re out. You give it your all for thirty or sixty or ninety seconds and you’re done. Marathons? You have no choice but to pace yourself if you have any hope of making it to the finish… read more →
One of the best things you can be doing for yourself as a writer is read other screenplays getting traction and getting produced in the industry marketplace. As your screenplay emerges into the space, it will inevitably be compared to other successful works out there. What better way to prepare… read more →
A couple of weeks ago, I went to visit my friend Dallas Sonnier at his ever-growing management company, Caliber Media. Dallas and his people hold a special place in my heart; I’ve seen them grow from a three-person/two room operation to what they are now: A powerhouse management company with… read more →
One of my favorite services out there for writers trying to get their scripts in the hands of the right executives is Virtual Pitch Fest. I first heard of the service years ago, when my ScriptShark client Tim Earnheart managed to get his script 360 to a CAA agent through site,… read more →