A query letter is such an important tool in your toolbox when you’re trying to sell your screenplay that if it stinks, then you may never get another letter even opened from that agent. When you write a good one, you can get the surprise benefit of…
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Many new writers fall prey to some common mistakes when typing up their query letter. Here are some tips to writing the perfect query letter and how to avoid the common mistakes that will no doubt cause a literary agent to reject your script.
Selling a screenplay may seem like a daunting task to you if you’re like most screenwriters. In fact, applying yourself in this part is harder for most screenwriters than even writing the 110 pages of the screenplay itself. The process of selling a screenplay …
It is easier to get producers to read your script with a query letter than writers’ agents. Although some producers and production companies will not read your script unless it is from a script agent that they know, the fact is, your chances are better at getting your screenplay submissions read with a query letter to producers.
Screenwriters know they need to get their scripts out to Hollywood but frequently are not sure about the best way to do it. My company Smart Girls Productions has helped over 2500 screenwriters get their scripts ready and out to Hollywood, and so I want to go over some of the ways you can market […]