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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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Marilyn Anderson and Richard Rossner talk about their new family friendly film, How to Beat a Bully. They discuss how they broke into the business and how they were able to get their current film, How To Beat A Bully, produced.

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 122: Screenwriters Marilyn Anderson And Richard Rossner Talk About Their Latest Film, How To Beat A Bully.

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This week screenwriter and director Michael Hurst talks about how he and his brother broke into the business with a micro-budget film and we talk about his latest science fiction time travel thriller movie, Paradox, which he wrote and directed.

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 121: Writer / Director Michael Hurst Talks About His Latest Sci-Fi Time Travel Thriller, Paradox.

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In this episode of the podcast I dissect the first 5 pages of a spec script. The script was sent in to me by a writer who contributed to my Kickstarter campaign and choose this as their reward. I also talk to Max Landis about his new film, Mr. Right, starring Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell.

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 120: Screenwriter Max Landis Talks About His Latest Film, Mr. Right.

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In this episode I talk with John Hodge (Trainspotting, The Beach) about how he broke into the business and about his latest film, The Program, which is a biopic about the rise and fall of Lance Armstrong.

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 119: Screenwriter John Hodge Talks About His New Film, The Program.

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In this episode of the podcast I talk with writer director Anna Axster about her new film A Country Called Home. We talk about how she raised over $100K on Kickstarter and how she ultimately got this movie made.

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 118: Anna Axster Talks About Her New Film, A Country Called Home.

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