It’s great news that an agent has expressed interest in representing you, but do not jump into a relationship without making sure the agent is a good fit for you and your work.
Shawn Tolleson challenges you to get past the frustration of pursuing entertainment careers by taking a closer look at what you can control.
Like American Pharoah, you're a champ. Congrats! You've done well in a screenwriting contest. But don't stop running now! Staton Rabin gives tips for your next steps.
Shawn Tolleson gives essential keys to success in the entertainment industry starting with, don't be afraid to fail.
Lisa Alden debates the idea that creativity is a battle. Through her own experiences, she discusses writer's block and how to access your intuition.
Kim Garland interviews writer/director Chris Sparling on his journey to getting his breakout film — BURIED — made and his thriving career today.
I don’t recommend you make a best buddy of your agent. Then again, I don’t not recommend you get bestie close with your chosen rep. That’s your call and, I suppose, theirs too. But there’s this added bonus, should you choose to pal-up with your agent. Friends tend to share. Be it about relationships,...
Wendy Kram is a producer and the owner of LA FOR HIRE, a consulting company for screenwriters, filmmakers and production companies needing script development to sell and produce their projects. Follow Wendy on Twitter @wendyla4hire. Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! As a producer and script consultant who reads hundreds...
When it comes to winning the race to succeed, you can learn from the Tortoise and the Hare, a tale of two screenwriters.
Do you know the steps to becoming a professional writer? Do you know how to get from writing your first spec script to getting offers to develop your original ideas while being paid tons of money? I’m going to outline it right here and now. Understand that writing good scripts is only a quarter of the work...