Session #67 - Handling Rejection

Session #67 – Handling Rejection

We will undoubtedly receive a mountain of “no’s” and “passes” before, if ever, we get our first “YES!” How you handle rejection can make or break you in the business of screenwriting, or books, magazines, blocks, advertising, etc. 

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What We're Watching

Session #64 – What We’re Watching – Podcasts and YouTube for Writers

In today’s session, we share with you some of the podcasts and YouTube channels we listen to and watch, and recommend, as writers to navigate our careers and improve our skills.  SHOW NOTES: Happier In Hollywood Podcast StarTalk Radio Podcast Paper Team Podcast How Did This Get Made Podcast Dead Pilots Society Podcast Scriptnotes Podcast HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) CinemaSins Super Carlin Bros (Film Theories) The Film Theorist Screen Junkies (Honest Trailers)

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In Other News

Session #59 – In Other News

Catch up with your writing therapists Rachanee and Tom as they discuss the latest news in the industry of which writers should be aware as well as from their own adventures in Hollywood. SHOW NOTES: Stream Writers Group Therapy on Spotify Reddit’s Screenwriting Sub-reddit (r/Screenwriting) KAPOW Intergalactic Film Fest LA Grip Wolves and Warriors National Hispanic Media Coalition Writers Showcase THR – Critic’s Notebook: Ranking the Streaming Services in Times of Confusion  Session #4 – Streaming Session #57 – The Rise of Subscription Movies & TV THR – TV Reboots May Be Losing Their Luster With Viewers (Exclusive Poll)  Session #46 – Remaking Nostalgia TV THR – As Talent Agencies Push to Own Content, Some Creators Cry Foul 

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World Building

Session #58 – World Building

Where in the world…? In this week’s session, we talk about world building. How different is creating for science fiction vs. fantasy? We look at some recent films and how their worlds were built, for good or bad. SHOW NOTES: None this episode.

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Session #57 - The Rise of Subscription Movies & TV

Session #57 – The Rise of Subscription Movies & TV

First it was Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Then the TV and cable netowrks – HBO Now, Starz and CBS All Access. Then came MoviePass (R.I.P.), Sinemia and AMC’s A-List. DC Universe just launched and soon Apple and Disney will be OTT subscription services themselves. It seems EVERYONE is going to a subscription model. We discuss how the evolving film and TV markets effect writers in today’s session. SHOW NOTES:DC UniverseDisney Play – Everything We Know So FarApple’s Original TV ShowsSinemiaAMC Theaters

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