There’s no shortage of questions to ask and things to learn when a writer decides to take a head-first dive into screenwriting. Not everyone is going to jump right into the deep end; some will test the water, take a step back before deciding to go further, or just walk… read more →
Observing one of my young writers starting to build momentum in the industry, I took a step back to explore what makes him appealing to other writers, executives and reps in the professional space.
Every unrepped screenwriter hopes to attract a name agent or manager who will effectively advocate for him in the professional space. But what are some best-behavior do’s and don’ts that can help the screenwriter make the right impression?
Over my many years working with and mentoring writers I’ve had just about everything said to me. But what are some of the things you should never say if a good impression is what you’re trying to make?
Right around this time of year my writers and I sit down and start making lists. Lots and lots of lists. With the end of the year and the holiday season just around the corner, it’s now time for writers, no matter their career stage or whether they are just… read more →