How To Become a TV Writer

THE ASSISTANT ROUTE: Express Train to Staffing or Off-Peak Local?

THE ASSISTANT ROUTE: Express Train to Staffing or Off-Peak Local?

In the ‘00s, when people asked their professors “how do I break into TV Writing?” one steadfast answer that was almost always one of the first three recommendations people heard was “try to get a job in a writers’ room.” The logic here was that writers’ rooms promote from within. So if you start as a…

ASK THE SCRIPT ANATOMY STAFF: WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO WRITE?

ASK THE SCRIPT ANATOMY STAFF: WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO WRITE?

While being a working screenwriter can seem very glamorous at times, the truth is, if you’re not staffed on a show or under an overall deal, you’re constantly scrapping for a clean, quiet, safe place to work. Every writer’s needs are different when it comes to…

Crush Those Big Meetings

Crush Those Big Meetings

TV writing meetings can be stressful. But if you were hoping all you’d have to do is ride the coattails of your awesome script that speaks for itself, it’s time to accept the truth: your TV writing career rests partly on your ability to pitch in a room. But don’t fret, because we’ve put together a few tips to help you…

Finding the RIGHT Representation for You

Finding the RIGHT Representation for You

It’s February, and for baby writers, a far more important search than a Valentine has begun: the process of finding the right agent or manager… the right agent or manager can turn your career from night to day — but the wrong one can make your future look bleak, uncertain, scary, and full of self-loathing in the process…