Entry-level Hollywood assistant salaries are tricky to figure out. When I moved to Los Angeles, I didn’t know what to expect in terms of applying for entertainment industry jobs. I had questions like: What is a normal versus low salary? How do you know if you’re being lowballed? Are there health benefits? What are the
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How to Earn Extra Income: Side Gigs for Writers

Have you ever looked at your bank statement and cried internally? It’s not that you aren’t already working hard, you just might need a side gig. Pulling in extra income can alleviate a lot of financial stress. Side gigs are meant to be fairly easy, not cause you to stress out even more. Sure you
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Conquer Your Fear Of Failure: Get Ready To Write

I run into so many people with the urge to write… but they don’t. They don’t do it. Sounds familiar right? You could throw a rock and hit a writer in Los Angeles, but you could throw a rock and hit a handful of wish-I-was-writing writers. Far more common. It’s not that these people aren’t capable,
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Feature Screenwriting Competitions

With a crazy amount of feature screenwriting competitions around, how do you choose? Look at what each one has to offer and pick what appeals to you. While big competitions seem more alluring than smaller contests, consider both, budget wisely, and give it a go. The 19 contests listed here are some of the most popular, credible,
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What Is A Script Reader?

A script reader reads scripts. As self-explanatory as that is, it does seem to require further investigation, doesn’t it? After all, who are the people reading our scripts? Where do they come from, and what are they looking for? Let’s proceed. THE BASICS Script readers range from interns to full-time paid readers. They read for
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