Writing miniseries on spec

Writing miniseries on spec

Post updated January 20, 2018: A lot has changed in the television landscape in the seven plus years since I wrote the article below. “Miniseries” a/k/a “Limited Series” have been on the rise. This phenomenon — and what the different...
Not About the Work

Not About the Work

I, Tonya strikes me as a great example of a point I often find myself making to writers who bring me film or TV ideas about someone trying to accomplish something in a particular workplace or field of endeavor. And that point is this: “It’s not about the...
How I got my big break

How I got my big break

I was recently interviewed for Ashley Meyers’ “sellingyourscreenplay.com” video podcast, about how I got my professional start as a screenwriter, and some of the key things I’ve learned along the way. It’s a free one hour video: the...