About Jeanne Veillette Bowerman

Jeanne Veillette Bowerman is the Editor and Online Community Manager of Script Magazine and on Stephanie Palmer's list of "Top 10 Most Influential Screenwriting Bloggers." She is Co-Founder and moderator of the weekly Twitter screenwriters’ chat, #Scriptchat, and wrote a Tracking Board Top 25 Launch Pad Competition selected script, the narrative adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name, with its author, Douglas A. Blackmon, former senior national correspondent of The Wall Street Journal. The 10-hour limited series version of the same project was recently selected as PAGE Awards TV Drama Pilot Finalist as well as a Sundance Episodic Lab semi-finalist. Jeanne also is President of Implicit Productions and consults with writers on how to build and strengthen their online and offline networks as well as face their fears in order to succeed in writing and in personal peace - a screenwriter's therapist. Follow @jeannevb on Twitter.

How to Sell Your Screenplay


At the fabulous Central Coast Writers Conference, SoCreate conducts interviews of all of the conference speakers. I had the honor of being one of them. As SoCreate rolls out the interview clips of other writers adding their perspectives, I’ll add them here to help you learn how to sell your screenplay. Continue reading

Speaking Appearances


Good in a Room named Jeanne Veillette Bowerman one of the Top 10 Most Influential Screenwriting Bloggers Radio & Podcast Appearances: Dream It, Then Do It (August 10, 2010) Film Courage LA Talk Radio Episode 91 (December 26, 2010) Social … Continue reading

Jeanne’s Screenwriting Tips: Outlining a Story


Jeanne Veillette Bowerman explores different techniques for outlining a script to help you find one that works best for you. Continue reading

Jeanne’s Screenwriting Tips: Selling a Screenplay


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Script Magazine editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares how selling a screenplay is about more than just good writing. Continue reading

Tough Love Screenwriting Class


Click to tweet this class to your friends and followers! Tough Love Screenwriting with John Jarrell I met John through Twitter (@TLScreenwriting). I know, I know, who haven’t I meet there? Well, there’s Paul Haggis, but give me some more time. … Continue reading

Writing Routine and Goals


Finding time to write is the number one issue for writers. It’s never easy balancing our working and family lives with our creative goals. Take a peek at some tips on juggling everything and still getting words on the page. … Continue reading

Writing Partnerships


Writing with someone isn’t the easiest thing to do, but it can be the best thing you ever do for your career. With screenwriting being such a collaborative medium, it’s critical you know how to compromise without feeling compromised. I … Continue reading



So many writers measure “success” as selling a script or novel. But what if success was something different, like simply writing because you love it? I explore all levels of success and share my take on the every-changing bar. Success: … Continue reading

Story Ideas


Coming up with compelling story ideas isn’t easy, but it’s essential for your success as a writer. The following articles are my thoughts on finding just the right idea for your story. Story Ideas: Balls of Steel™: Pursuit of the … Continue reading

Social Media


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

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