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How Screenwriters Can Increase Their Productivity

How Screenwriters Can Increase Their Productivity

Screenwriters are not machines. Sometimes we get into the writing zone and write quality work for hours. But most of the time, we write in fits and bursts and distract ourselves – writing, deleting, staring into space or search dubious terms on the internet without being overly productive. There is a way for screenwriters to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Your Story Is Your Superpower

Your Story Is Your Superpower

You take a general meeting with an executive. It’s your first date. Will it lead to a second date? Your heart pounds. Your hands are sweating and you don’t have that super deodorant you see advertised that keeps you dry for a full day. Do you want a second date? Do you want to get […]

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Strategizing The Launch Of Your Screenwriting Career

Strategizing The Launch Of Your Screenwriting Career

Being a screenwriter is a paradoxical endeavor. On one hand, screenwriters are told to be unique and original and write the stories burning inside of them. And on the other, they’re told to write to the market.   Write something I haven’t seen before.     So you write that highly personal screenplay a producer, […]

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