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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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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Author Erik Bork.

Returning guest, Erik Bork talks about his Non-Fiction writing guide book The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Story for Screen, Stage or Fiction.

Topics also include how they feel about writing courses and contest. Do up and coming screenwriters need these resources? Erik Bork is an Emmy Award winning Producer of the Band Of Brothers (TV Series).

You can watch a prior episode with Erik Bork here:

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 385: With Writer/Author Erik Bork.

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Filmmaker Greg A. Sager.

Greg A. Sager is the Writer/Director of the Mystery-Horror Movie Open Your Eyes (2021).

They talk about making Open Your Eyes and how to write a screenplay to be made on a low budget. Sager’s other credits include Gray Matter and Kingdom Come.

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 384: With Filmmaker Greg A. Sager.

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Director Ted Campbell.

He talks about how he got his start as an Assistant Director for many movies, which led to Directing features such as Killer Profile (AKA Friend Request) for Marvista Entertainment.

They mention how Ted Campbell connected with the writer of Killer Profile, Richard Pierce through the Six Figure Screenplay Contest 2020. You can watch that interview with Richard Pierce here:

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 383: With Director Ted Campbell.

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with prominent screenwriter Simon Barrett.

In our frank interview, Simon Barrett talks about Seance (2021), a Horror movie he wrote and directed and about his experience working with agents.

Simon Barrett is the writer of many films, such as You’re Next, Blair Witch (2016), VHS and The Guest. The Cast of Seance includes Suki Waterhouse and Madisen Beaty.

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 382: With Screenwriter Simon Barrett.

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Director Nathaniel Nuon.

Our guest, Nathaniel Nuon is the Director/Co-Writer of a Horror-Thriller The Voices (2020) starring Jordan Ladd.

They talk about that feature and if you need to move to L.A. to have a filmmaking career.

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 381 With Writer/Director Nathaniel Nuon.

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