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Breaking & Entering: Call to Action

Every day we are bombarded with advertising, emails, and social media blasts that implore, beg and urge us to sign up, speak out, protest, donate, watch, like, fan, follow, share and buy, buy, buy. Marketers claim that it takes seven interactions to get someone to take action. As a signer of petitions and donor...

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Take Control of Your Career & Come to L.A. for Screenwriters World Conference West!

By Jeanne Veillette Bowerman Hello fellow screenwriters! Next week I’ll be in Los Angeles for one of the best pitchfests and lecture opportunities – Screenwriters World Conference West (SWCW). Networking, teaching, meetings, oh my! Allow me to answer one important question I keep getting: “Why should a screenwriter attend a conference?” My advice is...

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Indievelopment: Networking – Where’s the Work?

We’ve talked about making a living. We’ve talked about the specifics of getting paid, and some red flags along the way. But how about the job in the first place? Where do we go to find these jobs? How do we get them if we don’t already know producers? Let me give you the...

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Monday Morning Editor’s Picks – Selling Your Screenplay

Let’s just assume you have a perfectly polished screenplay. I say that because the number one step to selling your screenplay is having a great script! So, let’s just assume you already did the work, the rewrites, the polishes, the analyzing of feedback. Here are the tools I have used over the years to help...