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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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Screenwriter / Director / Producer James Dylan talks about how he was able to get his new thriller, [Cargo], 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 275: Writer/Director James Dylan On His New Contained Feature Thriller [Cargo].

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Writer/Creator of The Tick, Ben Edlund, talks about how he was able to get his comic book produced, and how that eventually lead to a career as a writer and ultimately several variations of The Tick as an animated series and a live action show, the latest incarnation currently airing on Amazon Prime.

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 274: Writer/Creator of The Tick, Ben Edlund, Talks About How He He Was Able To Turn The Comic Book Into An Amazon Series.

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Screenwriter John Fusco (Young Guns, Hidalgo) talks about his long journey with his spec script, The Highwaymen (Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson). Originally written on spec, John came close to getting the film produced several times over the last decade, but eventually found a home for it at Netflix.

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 273: Screenwriter John Fusco Talks About His New Netflix Feature Film, The Highwaymen.

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Filmmaker Mike Kravinsky talks about how he was able to put his latest feature film together, the indie drama Nothing do Do. We also talk about his career outside of the film business working in journalism and how that lead him to wanting to write and direct.

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 272: Writer/Director Mike Kravinsky Talks About His New Indie Drama: Nothing to Do.

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Screenwriters Tom Bhramayana (also producer) and Stephen T. Hoover talk about making their new feature film, Tinker’. They live in Louisiana, and we talk about how they’re building their careers far from Hollywood.

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 271: Screenwriters Tom Bhramayana And Stephen T. Hoover On Their New Drama Feature, Tinker’.

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