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Manage Your Writing Time Like a Pro

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Perhaps this blog post title is a little misleading. Yes, our most recent episode is about managing your writing time — but it’s really about finding YOUR unique way to shape your writing time, by hearing how the panel manages their writing time. Perhaps you’ll find a way, or several, that work for you!

Check out Screenwriters Beat, Episode #32 – Writing Time!

Feel free to share your writing habits in the comments! And happy writing!

Do You Have an Inner Critic?

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Most writers come up against their Inner Critic at some point in their writing careers. Checkout the advice from Screenwriters Beat’s panel of working screenwriters. They have some good ways to use that Inner Critic to your advantage — plus, how to keep writing! Checkout Episode #28 HERE — it’s all about Silencing Your Inner Critic.

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.

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!

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.

Screenwriters Beat Trailer

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New trailer up on YouTube for Screenwriters Beat — a 10-minute show where working screenwriters talk about the business. Take a look and subscribe, so you’ll be notified about every new episode!

First two episodes are about how the panelists got their first screenwriting jobs and what an ‘average’ screenwriter makes starting out. This is the real scope from the trenches.

And it’s a fun look inside about the business of writing scripts!

See the Screenwriters Beat trailer HERE!