How quickly should you aim to write your screenplay or TV pilot? And when you’re just starting out, should you aim to push your velocity? The answers might surprise you!
In the latest installment of the Pearls of Wisdom from Working Writers series, pro scribes share lessons learned along their screenwriting journey, from writing approach to business advice.
The industry’s top literary agents and managers share their advice for breaking into screenwriting or TV writing
What should you consider when deciding on your next original screenplay or TV pilot? Should you write to the trends, for what you think execs want to read, or should you write from your passion?
How do you pick which project to write next? Is it a strategic decision, or a purely creative one? Working writers weigh in on how they choose their next original project, be it screenplay or a TV pilot.
When it takes longer to break in then you had hoped, how do you keep motivated for fighting for the career that you want?
Everyone wants to get an agent, get a manager, get staffed on a TV show or get a feature writing assignment. But for those lucky enough to begin, that’s when the hard work really begins.
A few bad eggs have garnered screenwriters a bum rap! What can you do to combat perception of screenwriters being crazy?
For most every writer trying to break into the industry, selling a feature spec and making it onto The Black List would mean screenwriting success. So why, after achieving this, did Screenwriter Eric Koenig decide to walk away? In my latest blog post, Eric shares his screenwriting experience.
For many writers, taking notes is a learned skill, developed over time exposing work to harsh critics and making inroads in the industry. In this blog post, I explore some of the Do’s and Don’ts of taking notes, cultivated from years working as a career coach and development executive.