There are instructors who teach the basics of writing a screenplay, and then there are coaches and consultants who illuminate what it takes to build and sustain a screenwriting career. Jen Grisanti, Lee Jessup, and Stephanie Palmer are the latter. These three kickass women in Hollywood know what it takes to give your screenwriting career momentum. They are forthright and honest about the industry so that you’re not facing any surprises. Plus, they understand the industry’s ever-changing climate.
Have you ever finished a draft of your script, stepped back and wondered what you’re looking at? Sure, it’s clear in your head, but what made it onto the page? Writing is a process of rewriting and revising until your full story makes it to fruition. Getting notes is a pivotal part of the process. Whether you’re in the early writing stages or want an expert evaluation before submitting your script to professionals, WeScreenplay’s got you covered.
Pitching Projects: 10 Things Writers Do that Drive Executives Crazy
Guest Post by Angela Silak, Co-Founder, Hollywood Resumes
The job search is pretty straightforward when you’re sending in resumes and going in for interviews. But as a writer, getting a job is even more difficult because you also have to sell an idea. The reality is that most ideas will get passed on for any number of reasons,
Technology can definitely take away from your writing time (she says as she checks her Instagram). But why not make it work for you? Screenwriting apps help you focus and organize your workflow. Not gonna lie, when I say “screenwriting apps” I actually mean apps that will help you with your writing rather than screenwriting software applications. Sure, there’s Celtx, Final Draft, and Fade In for your iPhone or Android, but writing on your cell seems needlessly tasking.
Procrastination happens for a reason – not just for its own sake. You didn’t accidentally spend all day on Facebook. Netflix hasn’t lured you into the depths of a marathon under false pretenses. Your screenplay isn’t asking you to take a break because it needs space. The three reasons you haven’t finished your script should be enough incentive to make you go write.
Fear causes immobilization. Writer’s block generally comes from a place of doubt,