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A Rewriting Disaster: "Too Much Tinsel On Your Tree"

S-E-X Tips for Screenwriters: Rewriting – When Is Enough Enough?

Dear Doctor Paige, I feel I can turn to you for help with my problem. Everything was perfect until I started rewriting. You see, my script and I have been together for a while now. A long while. At first, the mere thought of the concept thrilled me. It was intoxicating to run my eyes […]

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Extreme distraction is one of the symptoms of resistance.

S-E-X Tips 4 Screenwriters: Staring At A Blank Page? Symptoms Of Resistance Syndrome

Now here’s a sticky question from my readers that I think Dr. Paige Turner would be more qualified to deal with than I am. “Paging Dr. Turner, Dr. Paige Turner to the ER.”   Dear Paige, This is hard for me to talk about, I hesitate to bring it up, but I know you will […]

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Asleep at the pitch meeting.

Dear Dr. Paige Turner: Pitch Meetings Part 2 – A Disaster Story

You may think you learned all you need to know about how to take a pitch meeting in Paige’s last  column. But that’s just the beginning of the story. Here’s Part Two of her reply to “The Beav” about movie pitch meetings – the fantasy and the reality. Over to you Paige. B.E.   Dearest Eager, […]

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S-E-X Tips for Screenwriters – How To Get In Bed With An Agent

Now here’s a question from a writer that I feel is best suited to my esteemed and ever so blunt colleague, Dr. Paige Turner. Shoot from the hip Paige. B.E.   Dear Dr. T., There’s only one thing in the world that I want, need, dream of night and day. One thing that will make […]

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Dear Dr. Paige Turner, I have this pitch meeting fantasy…

Time to address a little correspondence from that overflowing email in box of mine. You need answers. You deserve good ones. I’m handing over today’s Q & A to the scintillating and smart Dr. Paige Turner. I have every confidence she will deliver. H-e-e-e-e-r-e’s Paige! B.E.   Dear Doc Turner, Long time reader; first time […]

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The Hare and The Tortoise: Who Wins the Race In the Film Industry?

  In my ScriptMag.com article, “The Tortoise and The Hare: A Tale of Two Writers,” I told the story of two screenwriters, one behaving like The Tortoise in oft told proverb and the other more comparable to The Hare. But in this story, unlike the fable, The Hare seems poised to win the race. In […]

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How I Broke Into TV Writing – Kicking and Screaming!

TV writing is the place to be right now. Writers would do anything to break into TV writing which is attracting top talent. But MY story cannot be topped!

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It's time for a Screenwriting Retreat!

The Screenwriter’s Great Escape – Writing Retreats

Give yourself and your career the time and energy they deserve. Take a Screenwriting Retreat. Or escape to Screenwriter’s Sumer Camp and build essential skills and high-level industry relationships.

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Glenn Gers

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off My friend, the talented screenwriter and director Glenn Gers, whose work includes Fracture and Mad Money has my all time favorite “Little Engine That Could” story. Glenn wrote his first script in 1984. First scripts never go anywhere, right? Glenn’s got him an agent right off the bat. “People liked it. No […]

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S-e-x Tips for Screenwriters: Dear Dr. Paige Turner

A writer’s life is rife with uncertainty. Does the size of my screenplay matter? How much should I reveal in a logline? What really turns readers on? Dr. Paige Turner is here to deliver the answers you crave.

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Your cover page speaks volumes.

Your Cover Page Speaks VOLUMES!

You cover page is more telling than you think. You can convince us you are an inexperienced screenwriter before we even open your script.

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Does Page Count Count?

Screenwriting Mythbusters Part Two

Does page count count? Yes and no. Learn what makes you look like a professional and when size doesn’t matter.

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