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I believe that most screenwriting books, seminars, blogs and other screenwriting resources don’t spend nearly enough time on teaching people how to market their screenplays. SellingYourScreenplay.com tries to bridge that gap.

When I started out in the industry I didn’t know anyone. I was just a guy with a few ideas and a dream. With a lot of hard work and persistence I have been able to sell several screenplays (click here to view my credits on IMDB) by applying the exact lessons I’m going to teach you on this blog. It’s not quick or easy and it’s going to take a lot of hard work. But if you’re willing to do the work I believe that you too can have some success as a screenwriter.

There are no shortcuts and neither I, nor anyone else, can sell your screenplay for you. Ultimately you’ve got to decide if it’s worth the effort to make a go at screenwriting. You’re reading this blog, so that’s a good first step. But that’s all it is, a first step. Now you’ve got to really dig in and start doing the hard work.
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Corey Mandell talks about the different types of television spec scripts and which one new writers should write in order to break into television.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 143: Screenwriter Corey Mandell Talks About Spec Scripts Writers Need To Break Into Television.

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Playwright Alecky Blythe talks about how her musical, London Road, went from the London stage to a feature film starring Tom Hardy.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 142: Writer Alecky Blythe Talks About Turning Her Musical, London Road, Into A Feature Film Starring Tom Hardy.

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Tom Nunan talks about how he found the Oscar winning screenplay for Crash, and how his production company found high quality screenplays to produce.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 141: Producer Tom Nunan Talks About Crash And How His Company Finds Screenplays.

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Screenwriter Dan Benamor returns to the SYS Podcast to talk about his new action film, Initiation. We talk through his role as co-writer and how this film ultimately came together.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 140: Screenwriter Dan Benamor Talks About His New Film, Initiation.

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Natural Selection Writer / Director Chad L. Scheifele talks about how he took his short film and turned it into a feature film.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 139: Writer / Director Chad L. Scheifele Talks About His New Film, Natural Selection.

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