Career

 Jim

“Who Are You? How Do Others See You?” Desa Larkin-Boutte On ‘Zora And Zizi’

“Who Are You? How Do Others See You?” Desa Larkin-Boutte On ‘Zora And Zizi’

Creative Screenwriting Magazine has announced the Grand Prize Winner of our Unique Voices Screenplay Contest. Desa Larkin-Boutte certainly won us over with her unique take on identity and race wrapped in a TV comedy of mistaken identity after two college freshwomen with the same name accept a scholarship meant for one. Desa shared her journey […]

 Jim

How Should Your First Meeting Go

How Should Your First Meeting Go

Wipe the sweat off your forehead. Straighten your clothes. Check your breath. The Creative Executive will see you now. You anxiously enter the office and notice it’s a cross between a workspace and a storage facility. You’re asked if you want anything to drink. Water? Coffee? Wine? Go for the water. Consider the context of […]

 Jim

7 Ways Screenwriters Can Keep Themselves Stable(ish)

7 Ways Screenwriters Can Keep Themselves Stable(ish)

Every screenwriter experiences peaks and troughs in their careers. Oftentimes, our careers are so chaotic we can’t see the forest through the trees. Here are some concepts you can use to keep yourself mentally and emotionally grounded:   1) Self-Efficacy   This is a psychological concept that states that a screenwriter’s personal belief in their […]

 Jim

4 Ways To Define Your Future Screenwriting Self

4 Ways To Define Your Future Screenwriting Self

This is not a trick question. Nor is it a time travel movie. People are not static creatures. Neither are screenwriters. We evolve in terms of gaining a stronger grasp of our craft, tour tastes, interests, and influences, and how we are perceived in the industry. Being a working screenwriter is more than churning great […]

 Jim

Discover Your Screenwriting Brand

Discover Your Screenwriting Brand

Every creative executive, agent, manager, and producer is looking for that elusive screenplay that will catapult the careers of screenwriters they work with. They’re looking for the next best thing? What makes your storytelling lit? This relates to your brand. The essence of your stories is based on your brand. Your brand is your definable […]

1 2 3 26