The One Hour Screenwriter eCourse
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Beyond Lemonade – Keys to Pitching
February 5, 2010 – 3:27 PM | 2 Comments
Beyond Lemonade – Keys to Pitching

It’s rare for a creative person to be on the other side of the desk— evaluating pitches instead of doing the pitching. I had that opportunity this week when we were hiring people for some creative elements for my online series. Here are six lessons I learned sitting on the other side of the desk.

The Actor’s Gym
February 1, 2010 – 12:19 PM | No Comment
The Actor’s Gym

The Actors Gym is an ongoing workshop for working writers and actors that meets on Monday nights at the Asylum Theatre in Hollywood, CA

The Story-Teller In Chief
January 25, 2010 – 2:07 PM | No Comment
The Story-Teller In Chief

Here is an interesting piece on how central a good story is to success and galvanizing others. Politics is all about who has the most compelling story.

Is “Good Writing” A Matter Of Culture?
January 22, 2010 – 6:47 PM | No Comment
Is “Good Writing” A Matter Of Culture?

William Zinsser discusses how “good writing” is a matter of cultural difference. Here’s what he said in a talk to the incoming international students at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism on August 11, 2009:

Beyond Lemonade – Preparing the Sales Deck
January 20, 2010 – 7:24 PM | No Comment
Beyond Lemonade – Preparing the Sales Deck

This week I am writing the first draft of the PowerPoint/video sales presentation to sell the show and concept to potential sponsors. Here’s what you need to know to approach sponsors.

Beyond Lemonade – Great Story Advice
January 18, 2010 – 2:12 PM | No Comment
Beyond Lemonade – Great Story Advice

I am very blessed to be able to call on the talent, savvy and incredible depth of knowledge that has made Fremantle a creative and commercial powerhouse around the world. Here are the three key takeaways from my recent conversation about Beyond Lemonade: