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 […]

 Robert Tobin

Can You Please Submit My Screenplay To The Producers In Your Network?

Can You Please Submit My Screenplay To The Producers In Your Network?

Can you please submit my script to the producers in your network?” I get that question a lot. I used to reply a bit snarkily, I must admit. “Can you please get me entered into the Olympic 400 meter relay or get me Superbowl tickets?” Yeah, it’s kinda like that with some screenwriters. So… I […]

 Pen Densham

10 Surefire Tips To Boost Your Screenwriting Career

10 Surefire Tips To Boost Your Screenwriting Career

Pen Densham has been telling stories since he was knee-high to a grasshopper so he knows a few things about selling your screenplay in the Hollywood jungle. He is also well-aware of the tenacity and resilience screenwriters require to succeed in this business. There will be protracted periods of wondering in the screenwriting desert waiting for […]

 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, […]