Best Quotes from Screenwriters Beat

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As I run across them — I’m taking notes on all the shows for a detailed show description list — I will be posting some of the great quotes coming out of the Screenwriters Beat shows.

From Nicole Jones-Dion:

Friends don’t let friends read first drafts.

So true, Nicole, so true!

Screenwriters Beat YouTube Channel Breaks 100!!!

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A big high-five to all our Subscribers on YouTube!!! You now number above 100! It’s a great number to reach, so onward to that 1,000 mark. No pressure!

Thanks for watching! We do this for you and have more shows on the way.

If you’ve missed them, we just released two new shows:

Episode #15: How to Get Work — click HERE to view.

Episode #16: Feedback vs. Coverage — click HERE to view.

Write a Script Actors will Love!

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Ever wondered how a Hollywood actor reads a screenplay? Wonder no more!

Veteran TV & film actor, Bruce Gray, joins a special Screenwriters Beat: Strategy Session with his insights about how to write a screenplay that wow’s actors.

Bruce Gray is a familiar face with recurring roles on TV shows like: Murder She Wrote, Medium, Tour of Duty, Falling Skies, and How I met your Mother. Plus, movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Starship Trooper, Evan Almighty and Water for Elephants.

Click on this LINK to watch the show!

New Screenwriters Beat Episodes Just for YOU!

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After a little break, Screenwriters Beat is back with two new episodes. Check them out at the links below — and happy writing!

Episode #11 – Part 1 – Pump Up Your Screenwriting Career
CLICK HERE
Hear what our working panel of screenwriters are doing between now and the end of the year to enhance their screenwriting careers. (Due to technical difficulties, this episode is in two parts.)
For Episode #11 – Part 2 CLICK HERE.

Plus, don’t miss Episode #12 – The Ins & Outs of Rewriting. Working screenwriters usually work on rewrites. And our panel shares some tips that can help with a rewrite assignment or your own spec rewrite. Follow this LINK to Ep. 12.

New Episodes

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Our talented panel of working screenwriters have been working hard on new Screenwriters Beat episodes. We just posted Episodes 9 & 10 on YouTube. Episode #9 is about Branding yourself as a screenwriter. Should you? Check it out HERE. Episode #10 is about Genre Pitfalls. They exist and we share how to avoid some of them. Check it out HERE.

Screenwriters Beat Pre-Show

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Just taped a fun, short preview of our two upcoming shows with the talented Eric Ingram — who shares some tips on writing a great short screenplay. Eric should know — he just optioned one! Check it out HERE on YouTube.

The next two episodes of Screenwriters Beat (7&8) will be up on YouTube Thursday night. Or you can join us live to watch at Google Hangouts this Thursday, July 24th at roughly 5pm LA time.

Upcoming show topics: Genre Writing and The Ins & Outs of Contracts!

Hope you can join us!

Good News — Episode 6 is in the House!!

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Screenwriters Beat has posted yet another fun, informative show about life for screenwriters that have made their start in Hollywood and are working in mid to low budget movies!

Episode 6’s main topic is Writing to a Budget. The producer’s budget. What things make a script more expensive to film, as well as a general idea of budget ranges.

Plus, do you need a Manager or an Agent? Our panel of working screenwriters weighs in on that much-asked question. (Hint: none of them currently have a manager or an agent. But all good things come in time.)

Find Episode 6 HERE.

More episodes coming in the near future, but please checkout and like the six we’ve completed!

NEW Screenwriters Beat Episode 5 – Writing Partners

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We’ve just put up a new episode of Screenwriters Beat, where working screenwriters chat about the biz. Episode 5’s main topic is Writing Partners. Do you need one? And, heck, why not?

Also covered in the episode is a fun game of Show & Tell, where our screenwriters share the screenwriting books that have meant something to them along the way. And still do!

Plus, they take an audience question about writing a script with a concise or narrative style.

Hope you can catch this informative and fun episode. Click HERE! And please subscribe to our YouTube channel to alert you every time a new episode posts.

Pre-Show #3 on YouTube

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Screenwriters Beat has posted another show about our shows. A couple of members of our working screenwriter panel talk about the next two shows — which will be recorded on Thursday, July 17th. Please check out the video HERE. And join us live or on YouTube for all the shows in the Screenwriters Beat series.

New Screenwriters Beat Episodes!

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Follow the links below to find episode 3 & 4 of Screenwriters Beat!

Episode #3: Taking Producer Notes – CLICK HERE!
Episode #4: Unofficial Working Screenwriter Rules – CLICK HERE!

Enjoy!