For over twenty years, I’ve been working in the business of teaching and mentoring screenwriters on “story” from the studio executive perspective. In all those years, one thing is clear: The difference between the writers who make it and the writers who don’t comes down to the decisive actions they take to make their dreams a reality. Here are the top ten actions you can take—beginning right now—to actively pursue your goal of becoming a working screenwriter.
Understand Your “Why”
Why do you want to write? What is the emotional fuel behind your journey?
When I teach or guide, my intention is to take the storyteller to a deeper place of understanding the why. Focusing ...