Writer Interviews

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Every career is different. There’s no better way to understand the different screenwriting career options than to hear from artists themselves on how they succeeded. Interviews: Balls of Steel: The Passion of a Huston Balls of Steel: Image of Collaboration … Continue reading

Advice on Script Consultants and Experts

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Everyone has an opinion on Hollywood and writing, so who do you listen to? Keeping an open mind and being willing to learn doesn’t mean you have to drink the Koolaid of every guru out there. No matter whose advice … Continue reading

Tips for Writing and Screenwriting Conferences

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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

Breaking Into Hollywood Articles

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“How do I break into screenwriting?” If only I had a penny for every time someone asked that question. I wish there was a simple answer, but the film industry is possibly the most dysfunctional business model ever. The bottom-line … Continue reading

Tips for Pitching Agents, Managers, and Hollywood Executives

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Pitching Hollywood executives is an art. They’re fickle. They are trained to say “no.” Buying your screenplay means they have to spend millions of dollars to get it from page to screen. Who wouldn’t be nervous to say “Hell, yes, … Continue reading

Write or Die

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Today, I officially became a freelance writer, and I owe it to insanity. I was too insane to quit. I was a hustler by day.  Sales.  Straight commission.  Even though I enjoyed my job, the economy was not conducive to … Continue reading

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