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 Jim

5 Reasons Screenwriting Success Is Not Always A Good Thing

5 Reasons Screenwriting Success Is Not Always A Good Thing

Whaaat? You ask in shock. Being a screenwriter is hard work. It can take a decade to become an “overnight success.” How can success be a bad thing? Let’s be realistic. The majority of your screenplays will be rejected by the industry at large. Apart from the usual slew of rejection excuses such as we […]

 Jessica Hinds

Three Screenwriting Principles to Remember in 2020

Three Screenwriting Principles to Remember in 2020

Suffer Less, Write More.  It’s a new year and a new decade. At Meditative Writing©, we are starting the 20s with a healthier and more functional writing process. Below are three principles to remember throughout the year that will help you write more and suffer less during the inevitable pain of writing.  1) Nothing is […]

 Robert Tobin

Can You Please Submit My Screenplay To The Producers In Your Network?

Can You Please Submit My Screenplay To The Producers In Your Network?

Can you please submit my script to the producers in your network?” I get that question a lot. I used to reply a bit snarkily, I must admit. “Can you please get me entered into the Olympic 400 meter relay or get me Superbowl tickets?” Yeah, it’s kinda like that with some screenwriters. So… I […]

 Jim

7 Ways To Define Screenwriting Career Success

7 Ways To Define Screenwriting Career Success

Many screenwriters ask themselves (or are asked) if they are successful in their screenwriting careers. While being paid megabucks for someone to produce your screenplay is one measure of success (and a nice one at that), not all screenwriters are paid for every screenplay they write. That doesn’t mean they don’t have a measure of […]

 Pen Densham

5 More Secrets To Selling Your Screenplay… And Not Your Soul!

5 More Secrets To Selling Your Screenplay… And Not Your Soul!

You read Pen Densham’s previous article on selling your screenplay. Here are some more tips get you closer to the sweet smell of screenwriting success: 1) Cold Calling The term for finding buyers you don’t know – yet! Information is golden. Out there could be someone who needs your creativity. To find them is a […]

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