Career Advice

Networking Essentials

Make Your Mark! With thoughtful preparation and research, you are sure to make any networking event a huge success. Here are tips to maximize networking opportunities: BEFORE THE EVENT Prepare:  Identify your goal for this event Update all aspects of your social media Update/print multiple copies of your resume Review and prep your portfolio Rehearse your elevator pitch Research:… Continue reading Networking Essentials

Writing Advice

Sci-fi Writer ANDY WEIR shares Research Tips

Andy Weir's science fiction thriller, The Martian, tells a pulse-pounding, page-turning story, grounded in scientific research and smart information seamlessly woven into an entertaining tale. Weir tells how he did it and offers some advice. Andy Weir:  "Thanks to our modern era, facts are incredibly easy to come by. A few web searches for your subject… Continue reading Sci-fi Writer ANDY WEIR shares Research Tips

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What Does a Literary Agent Want to See When They Google You

July 31, 2013 By Chuck Sambuchino 267 Comments What does a literary agent want to see when they google you? Share to Facebook Share to Twitter GIVEAWAY: Chuck is generously giving away a copy of his latest writing book, Create Your Writer Platform to a random commenter. Comment within one week to enter! (Must live… Continue reading What Does a Literary Agent Want to See When They Google You

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Logline: Why They’re So Darn Important

By David Flores | August 11, 2015  You’ve just finished writing your script and a friend puts you in touch with a film producer looking for her next project. During your conversation with the producer she asks you, “What’s the logline?” Your insides melt because even though you may know what a logline is, you never… Continue reading Logline: Why They’re So Darn Important