As many of you know, I am a writer, with a view toward a career in screenwriting. Now, there are dozens of writers out there who have written innumerable books on the craft of screenwriting: formatting, structure, those sorts of things. But where are the books that actually guide a budding scribe toward a realistically sustainable career?
Sadly, I hadn’t found one before I came across Mark Sanderson‘s A Screenwriter’s Journey to Success: Tips, Tricks and Tactics to Survive as a Working Screenwriter in Hollywood. And, kids, it’s exactly what it says on the tin.
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Oh ho ho! The holidays ain’t over just yet, kiddies!
Today, Jan. 5, 2018, is National Screenwriters Day! Yes, yes, I know everyone and their mother get a holiday nowadays, but since this one is dedicated to screenwriters, I am going to participate and celebrate.
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A few weeks back, the screenplay for Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 was released, and nerdy-ass nerds like me were ecstatic because it’s rare that a Marvel screenplay ever finds its way into the hands of the hoi polloi.
Well, friends, get ready for another round of jubilation, because the screenplay for Thor: Ragnarok dropped this week. As I posted on Twitter:
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“I think we need to show all aspects of black lives. I love Moonlight. I love Hidden Figures, but I also want to see some people who are having fun.”
—Tracy Oliver, screenwriter of Girls Trip and Barbershop: The Next Cut
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