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Crowdfunding Explained!

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Screenwriters Beat just came out with two new episodes!

If you ever wanted to know a little more about crowdfunding, you’ll want to see Episode #27. The Queen of Crowdfunding, Dawn Fields, joins the panel of working screenwriters to tell us a little of what she’s learned. And she’s learned a lot!

Checkout the Crowdfunding episode HERE.

Screenwriters Beat Breaks into Season 2!

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The Screenwriters Beat panel of working screenwriters are at it again with the first two episodes of Season 2! In Episode #21, the panel plays Ketchup, filling us in on what they’ve been doing during their winter break. The busy bunch have been on movies sets, networking at conferences and doing what they do best — writing! In Episode #22, the panel discusses how long you can pitch a movie idea. Is there a time limit on pitching a concept? Tune in and find out.

SHOW LINKS:

Watch Episode #21 – Ketchup

Watch Episode #22 – Script Pitching Time Limit

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
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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.

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.

See the Show — Screenwriters Beat on YouTube!

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Screenwriters Beat’s first two shows are now up on YouTube!
Find Episode #1 “First Screenwriting Jobs” HERE.
Find Episode #2 “Average Screenwriting Salary” HERE.

We had an amazing panel of working screenwriters:
Nicole Jones-Dion writing Horror, Thrillers & SciFi
Nicole Keefler writing TV animation & breaking into supernatural SciFi
Eric Ingram writing Action & Comedy
Heidi Mastrogiovanni writing Comedy, Comedy, Comedy
and your host
Ann Kimbrough writing contained Action/Thrillers

All of our screenwriters are available for work! And Screenwriters Beat will put anyone in touch with a particular writer. Just email us at screenwritersbeat@mail.com.

Screenwriters Beat shows are filled with insight about what it’s like to work as a screenwriter somewhere between newbie and A-List. And the show includes solid ideas about how to build a screenwriting career.

Show Time! Tonight!

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Tonight’s the night for the recording of Screenwriters Beat’s first two episodes. They will be live on YouTube (I’ll post the viewing link on Twitter) but they will be published on YouTube to check out later. (And I’ll post that link here).

Since we are doing two shows at the same time, there will be a down period between them. I’ll post a second viewing link on Twitter just before we go live for the second show.

Screenwriters Beat shows should run between 10 to 15 minutes. And they’ll be filled with working screenwriter information and all the fun that comes when you get a group of creative people together.

Hope you can join us!