When someone tells you to slow down your TV pilot, what do they actually mean? I decode the note in my latest installment of This Week in Coaching.
This week in coaching, my client Kim, just named to The Black List/Women In Film Episodic Lab, got a crash coach on strategy when going for getting into a TV writer’s room for the first time.
For many writers who come to screenwriting or TV writing as a second career or not right out of collage, the age factor can be a huge concern. In my latest blogpost, I break down when it will, and won’t, be a factor.
When trying to get your TV pilot or feature screenplay out there, the length and look of your material could mean the difference between getting read or being set aside in favor of another, more esthetic screenplay.
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!
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 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.
Part II of the Pearls of Wisdom from Working Writers blog series For most screenwriters seeking to break into the industry, getting a screenwriting agent or manager represents a significant, career-making milestone, the first bona fide step towards industry recognition. An industry rep can become your passionate advocate in the… read more →