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This isn’t just a job lead, it’s an adventure (in reading fun!)

How many of you hear the word copywriter and immediately think:  "Big Business Evil Empire not for me the artist!"? Ok, ya'll put your hands down. I've said it before and I'll say it again, most writer's start in something less artistic.  In fact, copywriting has been a great launching pad for writers and film… Continue reading This isn’t just a job lead, it’s an adventure (in reading fun!)

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Don’t Be A Writing Tool – Know Them! A Breakdown of Screenwriting Tools You Need to Know

Sometimes our office gets requests for skilled grads to provide more than just a resume and/or cover letter.  Since our degree is Creative Writing, some companies look for something more from our writers. In these instances, we'll subsequently get questions from the grads:  What's the difference between a tagline and logline?  How's a treatment different… Continue reading Don’t Be A Writing Tool – Know Them! A Breakdown of Screenwriting Tools You Need to Know

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What the Students Are Struggling With – And What I Tell Them

Last week, we had the honor of hosting Jenny Yerrick Martin & Toni Purry here on campus.  Creators of Yourindustryinsider.com, Breaking Into The Biz and the upcoming LA Orientation on top of their demanding day jobs at New Regency and Purry Communications Group. It was a pleasure bringing them down as they took in our… Continue reading What the Students Are Struggling With – And What I Tell Them

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What Do You Do When You Don’t Meet All of the Requirements for a Job?

Another great & relevant article from our friend at YourIndustyrInsider.com.  This time answering the concerns about not being a perfect fit for a job. NEWS FLASH: Nobody's a "perfect" fit for any job.  In fact, if an employer sees someone as a perfect fit... they start looking for some, any flaws. Check out this article. … Continue reading What Do You Do When You Don’t Meet All of the Requirements for a Job?