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Turning Your Personality and Taste Into a Brand

In a highly competitive and constantly growing marketplace, it’s important to stand out if you want a career writing for film or television. Many of the most sought-after screenwriters have memorable or larger than life personalities.

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A Screenwriter’s Guide to Social Media

Many A-list screenwriters utilize social media platforms like Twitter to promote their films and to interact with others in the film business, but is there any reason for a novice screenwriter to follow suit? In terms of self-promotion, there is a lo...

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Write On with Big Break Grand Prize Winners Jeff Cassidy and Myles Reid

Since winning the 2018 Big Break Screenwriting Contest, writers Jeff Cassidy and Myles Reid have been busy taking industry meetings with managers, agents, and producers. In this episode of Write On, Cassidy and Reid discuss their Big Break experience...

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The Bricks of Breaking in: Sal Calleros on Mentorship

Mentorship can be vital to a writer looking to break into the industry, but finding a mentor and building a relationship with that person can be challenging.

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: 12 Common Mistakes in Setting Screenwriting Goals

(Goal Setting for Screenwriters, Part I)

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Write On with Jen Grisanti: Refocusing Your Energy for Next Season's Screenwriting Contests and Fellowships

Screenwriting consultant and former studio executive Jen Grisanti discusses crafting stories that resonate, finding your voice as a writer and building a network of professional relationships.

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What I Did at Austin Film Festival 2018

Specificity is what makes story universal.

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Final Draft, Jen Grisanti, and Scriptwriters Network Partner for a Fun-Filled Friday Night Social!

On Friday, September 1, 2017, Final Draft is co-sponsoring a special Friday Night Social event with the Scriptwriters Network Foundation Inc. and Jen Grisanti Consultancy. The Palomar Hotel’s Double Take Restaurant and Lounge will be the gracious hos...

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