Now that you decided to spec for the TV writing fellowships operated by studios and networks, how do you decide what to spec? Here’s what I’ve been telling my coaching clients this past week!
With more TV writing fellowships requiring original pilots instead f spec TV episodes, should you still spec for those TV writing programs that require them, or bypass those altogether and focus only on your original content?
Everyone hopes that, sooner or later, a screenwriting opportunity will knock. But when? And where? No one knows. Which is exactly why you have to be prepared.
In this week’s installment of The Week In Coaching, I share how my writers prepped for their TV writing fellowship interviews.
Two years after making the cross-country move to Los Angeles where she knew no one, Jessica Combs took her first steps into professional TV writing when she was accepted into Disney/ABC’s TV Writing program. In her guest blog post, she shares how she got there.
When I first conceived of my WHAT’S POSSIBLE, WHAT’S PROBABLE? series this past August, I didn’t quite anticipate that it would be as well received as it was. After all, the possible/probable distinction is one I’ve been making for years. I’ve been in this industry long enough to know that,… read more →
Every year, around this time, as the prestigious television network writing programs, labs and workshops begin to announce their crop of writers selected for participation, the rumor mill starts to bubble and stir. After all, everyone wants to know: Why was someone else selected and not me? If I submitted… read more →