Jim

How Screenwriters Can Achieve Screenwriting Zen

How Screenwriters Can Achieve Screenwriting Zen

Few people understand the life of a screenwriter – sometimes not even screenwriters themselves. Like all artists, writers need to define what constitutes a creative life. What is work? Is reading a book unrelated to your current project considered work? Is feeding the ducks at the park work? What about taking a nap? All of […]

 Jim

5 Ways To Get Luckier In Your Screenwriting Career

5 Ways To Get Luckier In Your Screenwriting Career

Luck is defined as an outcome seemingly attained through chance rather than deliberate actions. Building a sustainable screenwriting career is a tricky business. For most screenwriters, the trajectory is as clear as driving through a snow storm. Every screenwriter knows the importance of honing their craft as well as the importance of knowing the right […]

 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 […]

 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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