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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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Former bodybuilder Alexander Nevsky talks about his transition from Russian bodybuilder to Hollywood action star. And we talk about his latest film, Black Rose, which he also produced 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 181: Producer / Director Alexander Nevsky Talks About His New Action Film, Black Rose.

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Tom Hines, screenwriter of Mother’s starring Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston, talks about his move to LA, the early days of his screenwriting career, and how he got his first break working with Garry Marshall.

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 180: Mother’s Day Screenwriter Tom Hines Talks About His Collaborations With Garry Marshall.

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Bob Schultz is back on the SYS Podcast to talk about his latest writing projects, Breakdown Lane and Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania. We dig into the specifics about how these projects 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 179: Bob Schultz, Co-Founder of PitchFest And Screenwriter, Talks About His Latest Writing Credits.

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Screenwriter career coach Lee Jeesup recently wrote a new book called “Breaking In: Tales From The Screenwriting Trenches”. In the book she interviews lots of working screenwriters and during out conversation we talk through some of the important lessons from these various writers.

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 178: Lee Jessup Author Of ‘Breaking In: Tales From The Screenwriting Trenches’.

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Screenwriter, producer, and actor Chad Ridgely talks about moving to Los Angeles and breaking into the film business. He sold a pilot, produced numerous shorts, and now has two feature films under his belt.

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 177: Writer / Producer Chad Ridgely Talks About His New Horror / Comedy Film Massacre on Aisle 12.

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