Nashville Film Festival, plus Southern food and phrases, top Cheryl Laughlin's list of Top 5 Reasons to Travel Nonstop to Nashville and promise to jumpstart your travels.
One of the first scams that Manny Fonseca came across involved a screenwriting acquaintance, a "Facebook friend" and a LA Times article. Here's the story.
History has shown us some seriously creative thinking by writers to get their work noticed. Marty Lang shares out-of-the-box screenwriting tactics.
After years of going to pitchfests, talking about pitchfests and live Tweeting from pitchfests, Manny Fonseca's sarcastic tone finally gets him banned.
Writer Kelly Jo Brick gives practical advice to heed before and after you move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Terri Viani offers six easy things introverts can do to prepare themselves for successful networking.
Doug Richardson ponders the challenges of surviving as a female writer navigating pitch meetings. How do you push past the good-ol-boy practices?
Cheryl Laughlin shares her top tips for introverted film festival networking, plus bonus networking tips from two other film fest attendees.
Marty Lang interviews Jordan Gershowitz, co-founder of Grandex Productions and a producer of the feature comedies TEMPS and TOTAL FRAT MOVIE.
Marty Lang explains effective networking by using social media, online research and writers conferences.