Paula Landry shares lessons learned from reading screenplays. To improve your writing, take the writer challenge and read a script a day for 21 days! Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Writers are often readers. We learn through practice and exposure to good writing, as well as...
Marty Lang shares how screenwriting contests can open doors for writers living far from Los Angeles.
Getting feedback in Hollywood can sometimes be discouraging. This week, Manny Fonseca shares some of the recent feedback he's gotten on his scripts.
Screenwriting advice can seem random, contradictory, even useless. Barri Evins gives guidance on which guidelines to listen to and those you should pretend you never heard.
How does one get an agent at a big time agency, and how do you fall out of love with that same guy just a few years later? Hold on now, next stop 1995.
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.
After months of honing his scripts, Manny Fonseca finally got a meeting at one of the big Hollywood agencies. Here's the story of how he blew it.
Tawnya Bhattacharya gives insights on how to ask the right questions at agent and manager meetings to make sure you find the right representation for your career.
In 2016, Manny Fonseca landed an agent for his book BURST! This is how that experience went in detail. (SPOILER ALERT: It was a bumpy ride.)
Paula Landry explains how all screenwriting is marketing, simply for the reason that nobody writes a screenplay to languish on a hard drive.