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.
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...
When it comes to winning the race to succeed, you can learn from the Tortoise and the Hare, a tale of two screenwriters.
Understand that writing good scripts is essential to furthering your career, but there are more "must do" items necessary to succeed as a screenwriter.
Every writer wants an agent. Otherwise, why would this be the single most frequently asked question I get? Time and again: How do I get an agent? Am I ready for an agent? Will I be better off if I have an agent? My answer is always this: You want a...