Career

 Scott McConnell

How Screenwriters Can Work In The Film Business

How Screenwriters Can Work In The Film Business

I was recently asked for advice on how screenwriters can break into the entertainment industry. My experience has mostly been in Los Angeles, but I believe that the following tips can be applied to wherever you are located.  The notes will especially focus on screenwriting and producing, which are my background and experience. Firstly and […]

 Brianne Hogan

Why You Need a Professional Consultant to Give You Screenplay Feedback

Why You Need a Professional Consultant to Give You Screenplay Feedback

What should expect from a script consultant? Creative Screenwriting Magazine gets into the weeds with our friends at the International Screenwriters’ Association to help elevate your screenplay to a marketable level and strategize your career. When your car needs repairs, you seek a mechanic to help you fix the issues that need to be addressed, […]

 Alexander Robb

When Do Screenwriters Know It’s Time For Representation?

When Do Screenwriters Know It’s Time For Representation?

Literary Manager and producer Alexander Robb from Insignia Entertainment discusses the convoluted path of screenwriters getting a manager.  He tells Creative Screenwriting Magazine when screenwriters need representation and how it happens. I’m gonna take this from another angle. Some folks out there have a misconception of Hollywood as a place where you can have overnight success. Sometimes […]

 Katie Porter

5 Ways To Beat Procrastination in Screenwriting

5 Ways To Beat Procrastination in Screenwriting

Come on. Screenwriters aren’t always as motivated and focused on their screenplays as they should be. Although it’s fine to take an occasional leave of absence from your keyboard, Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s Katie Porter explores how to keep the dreaded “P WORD” at bay. PROCRASTINATION. I almost drifted off just typing the word. It’s true […]

 Annie Banks

What You Should Never Ask A Screenwriter

What You Should Never Ask A Screenwriter

Is being a screenwriter a real job? One that regularly pays the bills and affords all screenwriters a luxury lifestyle? To answer the first questions. Well… if you dedicate your career to screenwriting it is. Second question… yes if you’re staffed on a TV show, no if you’re a freelance writer. Third question… We can dream. […]