by Fiona Wheeler What is script coverage? Why do we have it? Is it useful? Has anyone ever gotten their big break off of it? And, more importantly, can you? Read on to get all of your most pressing questions about screenplay coverage answered. What’s coverage? Coverage is essentially a memo, usually somewhere between 2-6 pages,... Continue Reading →
Good feedback is kind, thorough and timely. It’s professional and focused. It leaves the writer feeling challenged to do better but great about their strengths. Even if that just means the location they chose was cool. Give your feedback relative to the skill set of the writer. Never lie or obfuscate. Just serve it up gently. An upset writer isn’t going to hear your points anyway. But an encouraged one will. Trust me on this.
This article by Ray Morton is a response to another writer's attack on script coverage services. Ray raises a number of valid (and thoroughly explained) points about the value of quality script coverage.