How to Hire a Screenwriter: The ULTIMATE Guide

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Hiring a Screenwriter What do you do when you can’t push through writer’s block? You’ve been working on a screenplay for months or years and you can’t make progress on …

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The 25 Best Screenwriting Podcasts for Screenwriters to Learn From

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With a wide variety of screenwriting podcasts available, there’s plenty of content for screenwriters to learn from. You can learn the best of screenwriting with insightful success stories, or the …

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How Do You Write a Query Letter? 10 Tips to Getting Your Script Read

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It can be hard to figure out where to send your work or who to contact about possibly reading your writing. Your work could be something that’s already written. It …

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How Do You Deal With Rejection? 10 ESSENTIAL Tips for Screenwriters

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Rejection is inevitable. To live is to face rejection. Whether it’s rejection from a potential employer, from friends or an unreciprocated love. Everyone has to deal with rejection of some sort. …

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What Does ‘Greenlit’ REALLY Mean? 9 Key Factors in the Script Development Process

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There’s often a misconception around the meaning of the term ‘greenlit’. There is a vast difference between a producer/studio commissioning a script and a movie getting greenlit. Usually, it goes …

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Honestly, Should You Do a Screenwriting Degree? 10 PROS and 10 CONS

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More and more colleges and universities are offering academic pathways for screenwriters. This means a screenwriting degree is definitely something aspiring filmmakers and screenwriters will naturally consider at some point. …

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Industrial Scripts Celebrates 10th Anniversary – Sponsored by STOLI

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Yesterday, Thursday 30th January 2020, Industrial Scripts celebrated its 10 Year Anniversary with an industry reception sponsored by STOLI. Agents, producers, writers, directors and IS staff gathered at the Sanctum …

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The Ultimate Guide to Paid and Free Screenwriting Software

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This guide (updated for 2021) has been divided into the best free screenwriting software and the best paid screenwriting software, for the benefit of writers strapped for cash. It’s obviously …

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Chris McQuarrie Quotes For Writers, Directors & Producers

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Christopher McQuarrie After an inauspicious few years working at a detective agency, Christopher McQuarrie broke out as a screenwriter with two collaborations with director Bryan Singer. PUBLIC ACCESS won the …

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The Insider Interviews: Andy Paterson

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THE INSIDER INTERVIEWS: ANDY PATERSON The Insider Interviews series started in 2010 as a set of recorded interviews, featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Gareth Unwin, who produced THE KING’S …

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An Ultimate Guide to Screenwriting Etiquette in Film & TV

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Why Screenwriting Etiquette is so important…   As a new screenwriter, how does one conduct oneself in one of the most competitive industries in the world? It’s an important question, …

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The Insider Interviews: Faye Ward

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THE INSIDER INTERVIEWS: FAYE WARD The Insider Interviews series started in 2010 as a set of recorded interviews, featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Gareth Unwin, who produced THE KING’S …

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The 10 Best Literary Agents for Writers & Filmmakers

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As a screenwriter, it can be confusing navigating the multitude of literary agents out there. Big or small, almost all literary agents won’t accept unsolicited material. Many specify that unsolicited …

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Why You Should Never “Spray & Pray” In Screenplay Contests

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One common feature of professional screenwriters’ stories is that there is no single magic route into the industry. Everyone’s path is different. Entering screenplay contests, or entering a whole host …

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