Not all screenwriters live in Los Angeles. But how can a writer on the other side of the country make connections? Social media is a great way. However, there are rules of online engagement that could increase your odds of … Continue reading
Everyone tells you “it’s who you know” in Hollywood. What if you live across the globe and want a screenwriting career? Get offline and online networking tips to help you succeed, no matter where you live. Networking: Balls of Steel™: … Continue reading
Writing conferences are expensive, so it’s important to be prepared to make the most of the events. Often, there’s an opportunity to pitch your work as well. I’ve been to countless screenwriting conferences and share the lessons I wish I … Continue reading
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When participating in panels at conferences, often times the moderator asks us to introduce ourselves. My typical response goes like this, “My name is Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, I’m a writer, co-founder of Twitter’s Scriptchat, and the Editor of Script Magazine.” … Continue reading
#PIMPtipoftheday: When you network, ask what you can do for THEM, not what they can do for you. That was today’s tip. I sent it out and wondered what the reaction would be. Networking: the exchange of information or services … Continue reading