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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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Writer/director Susan Walter talks about her new film, All I Wish, which stars Sharon Stone. We talk about how she was able to make this project happen as well as how she was able to get Sharon Stone as her lead.

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 223: Director / Screenwriter Susan Walter Talks About Her New Film, All I Wish, Starring Sharon Stone.

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Steve Deering, screenwriter and script consultant for the SYS Script Analysis Service, talks about how he optioned his screenplay. As an experienced script reader, he also offers us some insight into some common problems he sees screenwriters make over and over again and how to correct those problems.

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 222: Screenwriter Steve Deering Talks About How He Recently Optioned His Screenplay.

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Screenwriter and Director Gordy Hoffman talks about his short film Dog Bowl (now available through Amazon Prime). We dig into the particulars of the story and how he worked through many of the writing challenges that he faced while writing this piece.

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 221: Writer / Director Gordy Hoffman Talks About His Short Film, Dog Bowl.

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Screenwriter Alston Ramsay and director Julius Ramsay talk about how they were able to produce their new thriller feature film, Midnighters.

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 220: Alston And Julius Ramsay Talk About Their Latest Thriller Feature, Midnighters.

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Kimble Rendall talks about his new action / adventure film, Guardians of the Tomb, starring Kelsey Grammer.

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 219: Writer/Director Kimble Rendall Talks About His New Action/Adventure Film, Guardians of the Tomb.

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