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How Do Artists Get Over Imposter Syndrome?
How do artists get over imposter syndrome? So I’m not...
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If You Want To Be A Movie Writer
If you want to be a movie writer, learn how...
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What’s The Difference Between “Walla” and “Chuffa”?
What’s the difference between WALLA and CHUFFA, because they’re similar?...
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What Does A Showrunner Look For In A Script?
Hey, everyone. Michael Jamin. So part two of What Does...
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Why Is It So Important To Create?
Hi, it’s Michael Jamin and today I want to talk...
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What Is The Difference Between Pilot, Put Pilot, And Presentation?
What’s the difference between a pilot, a put pilot, and...
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Why Do Movie Executives Love TV Writers?
Hi, I’m Michael Jamin. I’m a professional television writer for...
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Why Should Writers Study Acting?
Hi everyone, it’s Michael Jamin. More viewer mail today. Someone...
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What Makes My Screenwriting Class Different?
Hi, I’m Michael Jamin. I wanted to talk a little...
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Who Owns Your Pilot?
If you sell your pilot, does the studio own it...
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Why Is Television So Formulaic?
Hi, I’m Michael Jamin. I’m a television writer and a...
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Why Do People Read Stories?
Hey, Michael Jamin here. School’s in session, which is why...
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When Should You Use Jokes In Your Script?
Hey, it’s Michael. So today I want to talk to...
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What’s In A Name?
What’s in a name, right? Shakespeare asked that question. One...
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What’s The Difference Between Content And Craft?
Someone asked me an interesting question. They want to know...
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What Do You Say In A Production Assistant Job Interview?
What to say when interviewing for a PA job? First,...
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How Can I Find A Writer For My Idea?
I have a great idea for a TV show. How...
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Can Shoe Leather Sometimes Work?
Don’t Write Shoe Leather, Part 2. Yesterday, I posted about...
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What Is Shoe Leather?
Don’t write shoe leather into your script. Shoe leather is...
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Do Character Names Matter?
Don’t use lazy character names. I’m a professional television writer....
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Should I Write Music Cues In My Script?
Don’t write music cues into your script. First of all,...
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