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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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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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Slam Dunk

Secrets From the Other Side of the Desk

SECRETS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DESK As a producer, I’ve been in every pitch situation imaginable on both sides of the desk.  I’ve heard thousands of pitches from writers.  I’ve brought pitches into every studio, often with A-list writers, directors and stars attached.  From swank studio conference rooms to a cramped office inside […]

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THE PITCH DOCTOR is IN:  SAY “Ahh-HA!” What to write next is the single most important decision a writer will ever make.  People pay me BIG bucks to get my Pitch Doctor services.  But with my PITCH ME FOR FREE button you can get a thumbs up or a thumbs down from a pro BEFORE you […]

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Big Ideas - Shining Light On Story


PITCH POINTER #1 BE IN THE ZEN OF THE PITCH Know your story – NO reading EVER. It’s your story right? You need to look at the person you are pitching to so you can read their reactions and know when you’ve got their interest and when you’ve lost them. This is an incredible source […]

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