of the biggest disadvantages we Screenwriting Tennesseans have
is... we're not Screenwriting Los Angelinos. That might sound
silly, but it is true. There are hundreds of far less talented
individuals with a greater chance of success because they live
near Sunset Blvd. Of course, there are exceptions. Hopefully you
are one of them.
it is imperative that you immerse yourself in the industry as
best you can. Cause that freak that hangs out in the Starbucks
in Culver City knows the business better then his own family.
He is very possibly your competition.
Catalaine Knell suggested that at the least you read Variety or
the Hollywood Reporter.
a writer, how else are you to know the current trends... What
studio is looking for what type of story? How much does each script
go for? How much money did that film you loved lose in its second
check out the Industry publications. Elsewhere on the TSA Writing
Tips section of the website, you'll find a section on valuable