Want to get your screenwriting year started right? Here are 5 things you can do for your 2024 in screenwriting right now to put you on a solid track for a productive year!
If you want to break into screenwriting, you have to understand how the industry works
In a coaching session a few days ago, an emerging writer I work with was telling me about the pilot script that he’s recently rewritten with guidance and input from highly regarded industry mentors, which he was now getting ready to submit to a few upcoming competitions, fellowships and writing… read more →
There’s lots out there about what it takes to break into screenwriting. But what are the things you need to be good at for a successful screenwriting career?
As a career coach, the single question that I am asked most often by both new and somewhat seasoned writers is: How many screenplays or pilots should I be writing in a year? In other words: How quickly should I be generating new content? For most writers, both new and… read more →
At the start of every year, I get one question more than any other: When is a good time to start reaching out to representation? By reaching out, we’re talking queries, cold outreach, etc. And by a “good time” we’re not talking generally about the writer’s career (as in, after she… read more →
This is it! The start of a new year. The time to stop and look around, look back, look forward, make some plans in order to get the year off to a fantastic start, and create a sense of focus, clarity and purpose as you get going on your screenwriting… read more →
My friends and family know all too well: I love any opportunity to reflect and introspect. After all, many many moons ago, one of my friends came to see me in a whole new light once she declared that thinking was my vice. And what better opportunity is there for… read more →
On October 20, 2022, I will be celebrating 10 years since I officially launched my coaching business. In some ways, it feels like forever ago. After all, this business has changed not only me, but my entire life and the life of my family. It brought so many new, remarkable… read more →
There’s now shortage of information out there about how to write a screenplay. But once your screenplay or pilot is done… what should you do next?