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Famous Screenwriter’s Day Jobs

Just about every famous writer we admire lived a life filled with struggle; mental, and motivational struggle, struggle with rejection, exhaustion, focus, and discipline. They lived a life of uncertainty.

Many aspiring writers today are juggling their personal lives, their creative lives and perhaps most difficult; their finances. Some writers are subsidized by their parents, or their spouses, or their family members.

Almost all writers go through a period when they have to keep a day job...
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8 Ways To Get Your Script Read

You’ve finished polishing your screenplay. You’ve done your best to incorporate feedback from various sources. If you have an agent or a manager, you want to get their feedback, too. You’ll want to strategize with them about where your script should be sent.

Most unproduced writers, however, don’t have an agent or a manager. How do they get their script to the right people?

In many of these cases, it's all about finding contact information for actors,...
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Creative Thinking

7 Things to Do After You’ve Finished Your First Draft

You’ve spent six months to a year breaking your story, outlining it, then sitting down to write the screenplay. You’ve finished your first draft. It’s far from perfect. Some people call the first draft “the vomit draft.” The important thing is – you finished it.

You might have been working a day job, writing when you could. You might have had to support a family, and had to make difficult sacrifices. It can be emotionally exhausting....
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