Jim

Why Is Your Screenwriting Career Stalling?

Why Is Your Screenwriting Career Stalling?

There are screenwriters who make it and screenwriters who don’t. Even aspiring screenwriters who toil for years perfecting their craft aren’t guaranteed a produced credit. Assuming that most writers who have been trying to break in for years have a comparable skill level, why is it that some writers find success and some don’t. Defining […]

 Jim

So You’re Dating A Screenwriter

So You’re Dating A Screenwriter

Screenwriter (skrēn′rī″tər) – A writer of screenplays based on the constant observation, analysis, and expression of the human condition told as entertaining and intriguing stories. Dating a screenwriter is a solemn undertaking for the non-writing partner. For most, it will prove to be a rewarding experience after you get past the cultural schisms in a […]

 Jim

Making Intelligent Choices In Your Screenwriter Career

Making Intelligent Choices In Your Screenwriter Career

Being a screenwriter is a difficult career choice. But so worth it! It is more of a calling than a career in the traditional sense. You don’t have to earn a qualification to practice screenwriting, nor do you necessarily move up the career ladder after achieving a certain level of hours worked. It’s like most […]

 Pen Densham

A Screenwriter’s Guide To Success

A Screenwriter’s Guide To Success

The creative life of a screenwriter is often filled with potholes, periods of drought and decisions largely out of your control. So how can a screenwriter plan their career? Focus on the creative process more than the outcome. Visualize signing your option agreement or sales contract, discussing your screenplay with a producer, or even watching […]

 Brianne Hogan

How to Quit Your Job And Follow Your Screenwriting Dream

How to Quit Your Job And Follow Your Screenwriting Dream

The aspiring screenwriter’s dream is to quit their nine to five job and write to their heart’s content. However, in a topsy-turvy climate like Hollywood’s, is it ever a good idea to quit your day job? While most realists (practical Debbie Downers, really) might say that’s a bad idea, if you have a will – […]