People often ask me how to sell scripts in Hollywood. The following websites may help. Two other things count: passion and a smile.
Tips for journalist and writers (click on “fifty writing tools.”)
Who is doing what? (So you need to connect with stars. Check out who they work with. Hint: try their make-up person.)
The best book on screenwriting. Buy it. (You’ll note this is the only time I suggest you spend money. If you don’t get good value, I’ll refund your money.)
I told you to buy this guy’s book. Here’s why (No, I’m not related to this character and I don’t get a kickback.)
If I were you I’d never have anything to do with agents or managers who want money up front to represent you. They should only get their cut after they make the sale.
From time to time producers will take you out for lunch. Always offer to pay for it. If they let you, never call them again. Never return their calls. It might cost you $50 but it’s money well spent. Use the time you would have wasted to write three spec scripts.
What’s the secret of writing? The first million words, after that it gets more difficult because you know less.
Click one of the above to see some of my work.
You can buy one of my novels here. If you
can't afford it, write me a funny
note and I'll send you a PDF
of the novel.
Rather than beg one million people to donate a dollar each, I'd like one billionaire (or two or even three) to simply give me a million buck$. You know who you are.