How To Pitch A Screenplay To Netflix

Now you want to pitch your screenplay to Netflix, but you’re worried because you don’t know how. This is a cool idea, but can I be blunt? It’s an incredibly difficult task just to even get a pitch meeting with a network, cable or streaming platform. With that said, if you’re fortunate enough to secure a pitch meeting with one […]

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Do You Need A Degree For Screenwriting?

Everybody’s always talking about the positives and negatives of film school, but is it true? Do you need a degree for screenwriting? Do you need a screenwriting education to be a screenwriter?  You don’t need a degree to be a screenwriter at all. All you need to be a screenwriter are several scripts that can entice a manager or agent […]

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Are Screenwriting Contests Worth It?

Are screenwriting contests worth it? The age old question among screenwriters. It is almost an impossible task to break into the world of screenwriting. As screenwriter John August once said on his podcast, Scriptnotes, “It is easier to be drafted into the NFL.” And since, because the odds are stacked against everyone who wants to write for the big or small […]

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20 Best Screenplay Contests Worth Entering

A lot of screenwriters have gotten their break from winning a screenwriting contest. The problem is that there’s so many screenplay contests, that it can be hard to know which ones can kick start your screenwriting career. All contests aren’t created equal. There’s not many that are worth mentioning in a query letter or that can actually help you get […]

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How To Get A Screenwriting Agent

There are few connections more particular and nuanced than the writer-agent relationship. When is the correct time to seek a screenwriting agent, what will they handle for you, and which is the proper organization to go with? This post will tell you how to get a screenwriting agent. Many screenwriters hope they will be discovered working with an agent. Meanwhile, others are used to forging their own partnerships and relying on […]

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How To Get A Screenwriting Manager

We’ve all been there. You’ve finished your screenplay and you want to take the next step as a screenwriter. Then you do google searches to find out how to get a screenwriting manager. Before you get ahead of yourself, let’s cover the basics here. What Does A Screenwriting Manager Do? Screenwriting managers are there to help give you career advice, […]

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10 Screenwriting Books That Beginners Should Read

Screenwriting can be hard in the beginning if you don’t have the proper resources to learn from. The first place people turn to is the internet. The internet typically redirects people to books. But how do you know if these books are the books you should be reading? In this post I’ll break down the 10 screenwriting books that beginners […]

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5 Brands Of Coffee You’ve Never Tried Before

If you’re like me, you’ve probably spent your nights writing your screenplay. While I enjoy this time of the day for writing, I can’t help but to succumb to the melatonin released by my body which induces sleep. There’s a few things you can do to combat the big bad sandman if you find yourself in situations like this. The […]

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Should Screenwriters Wear Blue Light Glasses?

If you’re a screenwriter, you likely spend an obscene amount of time in front of your laptop or computer screen. The amount of time you spend in front of that screen can have a negative effect on your eyes. That negative effect comes in the form of macular degeneration and eye strain. What causes these negative effects is blue light. […]

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