10 Things Smart Writers Do To Build A Screenwriting Career

Building a successful screenwriting career is determined by two primary factors: perseverance and pure, dumb luck. As we have no control over the latter, let’s concentrate on the former, and how to best stack the deck in your favor: The following list is in no particular order... By this time, most people are familiar with [...]

A Professional Screenwriter’s Method From Draft To Sale

When I finish a screenplay there are producers, agents and studio execs happy to read my material, but of course it hasn't always been like this. If you’re interested in selling your screenplay and writing services in Hollywood, I can share with you some of the lessons I’ve learned. Here's the process I (roughly) follow [...]

The 3 People Who Should Read Your Script BEFORE An Agent

NEVER turn your script in without at least one second set of eyes on it. This is probably the #1 Reason why many aspiring screenwriters fail at the first hurdle -- their script just isn't good enough before they send it out. Then they get all despondent due to the negative feedback (or lack of feedback [...]

The Two People You Should Show Your Script To BEFORE A Script Doctor

The Great “Screenplays Wanted” Scam

We thought we’d write this weeks post to address a question many writers ask us: should I answer one of the many screenwriter’s wanted or screenplays wanted ads found all over the internet?  "Screenwriter wanted to write Indie Drama script. Fantastic and original treatment already in place, just need you to turn into a full [...]