Career Advice, Scriptwriting Advice, Writing Competitions, Writing Opportunities

The application period for the Sundance Institute’s Episodic Story Lab is now open

As new mediums continue to open up with episodic possibilities, the talents of writer's like you are only going to grow in demand. The Sundance Institute recognizes it and has formed a Story Lab focusing on this very subject. Obviously, the competition could be fierce.  But if it wasn't, would it be worth the fight?… Continue reading The application period for the Sundance Institute’s Episodic Story Lab is now open

Writing Opportunities

Producer seeks Asia-Set Horror Scripts

Leo Films - Seeking Asia-Set Horror Scripts -------------------------------------------------------------------- We are looking for completed, feature-length horror scripts that are contemporary and set in Asia. We are only open to scripts where the entire story is set in Asia. Budget has not exceeded. Both WGA and non-WGA writers may submit Our credits include "Vampz" among others. To… Continue reading Producer seeks Asia-Set Horror Scripts

Career Advice, Writing Advice

Email Etiquette (or how to turn off an employer via email)

Even though this is directed more towards inter-university communications, it holds true professionally too. The fine folks at USM put together this handy dandy resource about how to be professional in your email communications. Honestly, there's so much more to add such as DON'T SEND FROM A CELL PHONE.  ESPECIALLY IF THIS IS YOUR INITIAL… Continue reading Email Etiquette (or how to turn off an employer via email)

Career Advice

How To Fail An Interview Before You Open Your Mouth

Yes, Lady Tobacco-Breath will probably not be impressing in her interview.  Nor Sir Sports-Jersey-Cargo.  Or Queen Exposes-Too-Much.  Or even King Cocky-Even-When-Late. Yes, there are so many ways to make an ill-fated first impression. There are days here at Career Development where we see such examples walking in for appointments.  Late.  Unkempt.  Uncaring.  Dressed to regress… Continue reading How To Fail An Interview Before You Open Your Mouth