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S-E-X Tips For Screenwriters: Ticking Off Your Reader?

Paige pops by to present Pet Peeves readers proclaim particularly pesky.   Dear Doctor T, I’ve got a good script. I’ve been entering it in contests and getting nowhere. No wins, no placing, not even a “show” to show for it. I’ve shelled out big bucks for coverage and gotten a bunch of picky notes. […]

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Foot In The Door

Getting Your Foot In the Door According to Wikipedia, Foot-In-The-Door isn’t just a moniker applied to pushy salesmen and census canvassers; it’s an actual behavioral phenomenon. “FITD technique is a compliance tactic that involves getting a person to agree to a large request by first setting them up by having that person agree to a modest request.” […]

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