Dear Writers, It’s Okay To Feel Futile

As we head into the holiday season, we find ourselves stirred up by bright lights, jingling melodies, and copious quantities of sugar with the onus on being as merry as possible, content with life, and excited for the future. The reality is that life is hard and these mandatory festivities can really draw contrast with […]

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My Secret Formula for Breaking-In as a Screenwriter

You see it every day on the forums, how do I break in? What’s the Goldilocks porridge of scripts that will guarantee success? How do I create that magic bullet? Who do I need to talk to to make it all happen? What’s Hollywood looking for? DEAR GOD, PLEASE TELL ME WHAT THIS CRAZY TOWN […]

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The Artist’s Life: An Argument for Lean Living

I’ve been wanting to write this article for some time because I think it’s important that I say what I want to say but I’ve also felt some conflict over potentially crossing a line. I’ve written a lot on business and craft but this may be perhaps a little invasive as I’m about to talk […]

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A Screenwriter’s Basic Guide to Analysing Early Offers

Okay that’s perhaps a bit of an overly convoluted title but this isn’t a full guide supposed to cover every aspect of every deal a screenwriter can be presented with during their career. This is some basics to cover those early offers you may be presented with and to help you determine if you should […]

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Check Your Ego: Getting Paid a Living Wage to Write Movies Is a Blessing.

There’s something I want to get off my chest. My need to say this has come from what’s actually a wonderful forum thread I stumbled upon about script listing websites. I was delighted to see Script Revolution recommended along with the Black List and InkTip with a bunch of positive success stories surrounding it. After three years struggling to get the […]

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The Two Types of Screenwriter I See Every Day

Quick bio; I’m a screenwriter based in an old rural market town in the UK who’s recently gotten back from LA where I got to see a feature film I’d written go through principle photography. After nearly seven years of screenwriting, I’ve had my first feature script option and feature script assignment happen within the […]

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