getting an agent

Business of Screenwriting: Getting an Agent

Getting an agent isn’t hard to do.  That’s a surprise, isn’t it?  Well, it’s true.  I spent 25 years of my life as an agent in Hollywood and I know how the system works. During those years I signed new writers, older writers, men, women, tall, short, fat and thin.  Their...

Behind the Lines with DR: Holding a Grudge

I don’t hold grudges. Really, I don’t. They’re an enormous waste of energy and emotion. But just because I don’t hang onto them, doesn’t mean they don’t linger beneath my skin like a cancer, mutating while I sleep, waiting to remind me that cells have a memory too. It was a...