Marketing and Branding a Screenwriter

Knowing how to market yourself as a writer and create a personal brand is essential to bringing exposure to your work and self. It takes more than a screenwriting agent to get your work noticed. You need to be your own agent and own PR company to promote your screenplays. There’s no better way to showcase yourself as a writer than creating a website, a personal brand as a writer, and getting your prose out into the world.

Visual Mindscape: How to Choose a Script Consultant

I begin with a full disclosure that in addition to being a screenwriter I am also a script consultant. As such, I must admit to a certain bias toward the value of script consulting to writers. I like to think of myself more as a script mentor than a consultant, and...

My Favorite Baker’s Dozen of Balls of Steel

In the three years I have been writing Balls of Steel, I have shared my thoughts, my successes, and my gut instincts on the crazy ride that is my writing career. I get to talk about screenwriting, explore my sometimes insane experiences, and above all, admit the gigantic mistakes I have...

Balls of Steel: Liar, Liar, Career on Fire

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Character matters. I’m not talking about the characters you create for your stories. I mean your character. I’ve written about it before in Balls of Steel: Your Character, Your Career, but this time I want to address those who flat out...