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 →
Everyone always wants to know what to do to get their screenwriting or TV writing career off the ground. But have you ever considered what you should do if you want your screenwriting career to never take off? A contrarian screenwriter got me thinking about just that…