by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) I want to make it clear up front that I am someone who co-founded and co-runs a screenwriting competition. I’m also a writer who has entered a lot of screenwriting competitions and had mixed experiences. A few years back, I won the LA Comedy Festival screenwriting
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) As an aspiring screenwriter, you’re bound to sign up for online classes and get script coverage from a few different sources. You’ll visit websites like this one, and you’ll inevitably end up on some mailing lists. If you’re like me, you probably get incredibly frustrated by
The team over at Scriptshadow has written a helpful article about the old Catch-22 of the screenwriting business: you can’t get an agent without having sold something, and you can’t sell anything without an agent. Scriptshadow offers some thoughtful advice on how to get an agent, but I wanted to
Today’s question comes from Maria: What should I do if I want someone to read my script? The problem is that I don’t have enough money to enter contests or go to festivals. Btw: I don’t live in LA. This is a big challenge faced by people trying to break
The International Screenwriter’s Association is a great free resource for aspiring and working screenwriters.