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Screenwriting Mentor Chris Soth Shares Insider Secrets!

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Cutting to the core of what makes a good story great is a gift! And it’s a gift screenwriting mentor Chris Soth shares with his menthes and anyone smart enough to pick-up his book: “Million-Dollar Screenwriting: The Mini-Movie Method” available on Amazon.

Chris also sat down with Screenwriters Beat: Strategy Sessions to dish about his first sale — the movie “Firestorm” — and some of the mistakes he made. He also has some great advice on how to write and network your script to make your first sale or your next screenplay sale.

Watch Screenwriters Beat: Strategy Session with a Screenplay Mentor!

Screenwriters Beat Wraps up First Season!

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With a total of 20 episodes, Screenwriters beat wraps up its first season on YouTube with two episodes. Check out the links below to see the shows. (They are two of our best!)

Episode #19 – Finding Mr. Right (Producer)
Episode #20 – Juggling Multiple Projects

And we’ll be back in the New Year with more chats about being a working screenwriter. Until then, write on!

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.

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.

Screenwriters Beat on YouTube!

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Screenwriters Beat is a new Google Hangout Show! The first recording is set for June 17th and will feature working screenwriters chatting about the business. Join us live or catch the shows on YouTube.

And don’t miss the Pre-Show! Details coming soon!