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The most important thing to do when you pitch
Monday 24 October – 7 for 7.30pm – London – Jaws in Space: How to Pitch – Jaws in Space book launch party and free networking at Euroscript
Tuesday 1 November – 6.00 to 9.00 pm – Belfast – Essentials of Screenwriting – free workshop for Northern Ireland Screen
Tuesday 8 November – 6.30 pm – London – Indie Authors Alliance (ALLi) – Jaws in Space: How to Pitch
Tuesday 15 November – 6.30 to 8.00 pm – London – launch party for Turning Points book
Wednesday 16 November – 6.30 to 9.00 pm – London – Raindance Pitching Essentials
Saturday 26 November – 10.30 am to 5.30 pm – London – Exciting Treatments workshop
I’m delighted to say my new book on pitching is out – Jaws in Space. Not only did it sell out completely at its first appearance at the London Screenwriters’ Festival but it’s already recommended reading on MA courses.
You’ll find masses of useful resources on writing and related issues on this site. Check out the blog – free screenplay format guides and templates to download with information on screenwriting software – and an FAQ on how to use the Internet for Research.
There are now thousands of books on screenwriting for beginner writers and advanced, but some are more useful than others. I’ve lists of the books I’ve found useful, a shorter list of my all-time favourites, and of course my own books – Police Slang, short stories in anthologies, and A Complete Screenwriting Course – out in October and already recommended reading on an increasing number of MA courses. New review here…
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