So you have a meeting on the books to pitch your brilliant idea for a TV show? Good for you! Now you have to figure out how not to blow it.
As great as it is writing (or rewriting) and getting paid for it, it is really critical for writers, whether you are Aaron Sorkin or Joe Schmoe, to find a balance between paid jobs and putting your own ideas down on paper. Here’s why...
Time, and what it does.
I went from feeling stuck to feeling hopeful by flipping the script. Try it sometime.
Never been a big horror fan. I admit it, I was a wimp. Grew up with ghoulish boyfriends who loved to sit in the movies and slobber over blood.
I've come up with a three-stage plan for dealing with interruptions...
Of the thousands of scripts that have been submitted to me, only one or two writers have ever asked for feedback...
They say that 90% of writing is rewriting. But who trusts statistics? Sometimes, a project will prove such statements completely untrue, right?
Most aspiring writers dream of the day they can say they have representation, and for good reason. It gives any creator a sense of self-worth - that somebody, a professional, thinks that they excel at their craft, that their writing is worthy of being performed, and that the world needs to see it realized.
So what if there are a few typos in your script?