Former freelance writer and mediabistro.com founder Laurel Touby needed a way to connect with magazine editors. She built a bridge that she and others would cross to reach them. It made her millionaire and helped […]
You read right, I didn’t want a blank page. I just didn’t know what to write. I’d wake up with a message some entity whispered in my ear. Today, I got nothing. Well, that’s not […]
I love it when a good plan comes together. Many who are dazzled by the media and may have missed the plot. We must remember, we’re a civilization rooted in story-telling. We share information filled with iconic imagery, […]
#TBT Sometimes when I write, I hear music. This time, in particular, I got the chance to put my words to the music of famed saxophone player (“Blow, Danny” – Super Freak) and music producer extraordinaire […]
The Register of Copyrights Bill (H.R. 1695 Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017) had its second roll call in the senate moving it closer to a reality. Currently the Director (Registers […]
SHORT LIST A writer is a storyteller. Someone who creates content that contains a plot and has a beginning, middle and ending. The story can have 6 words or 60,000 in which the writer shares […]
…asked for a description of fashion and style during the last century. At first I wasn’t sure who was doing the asking or why it was important but I tend to be an obedient scribe. […]
It all begins with the character. The story has its genesis in the character. Without the character – there is no story. Having a problem with writing your novel? Return to the protagonist. If she’s […]
Maybe it’s the lure of the internet; or a desire to write novels or maybe it’s your vocation. No matter how you’ve found yourself in the world’s second oldest profession; you, like most writers, probably […]
Writer’s Hack – Turn your screenplay into a novel. Your odds increase exponentially in landing a book agent (New York/East Coast). Those agents represent fiction and non-fiction writers. Once you find an agent and get your book placed with a trade book publisher – there’s a chance your book can be optioned to film.
NOTE: Do not sign away all your subsidiary rights!
Source: Help Desk: Agent Needed
Found on the AALBC.com discussion board “Agent Needed” Please visit the link for the complete question, but here’s a synopsis: “The screenplay writer is from the Caribbean and can’t find a literary agent for […]