Are you an aspiring screenwriter, but struggling to get the words on the page? So many things can come between you and the keyboard: a 9 - 5 job, writer's block, or good old-fashioned procrastination.
Writing Routine and Outlook is a collection of articles from Script Magazine that address the many obstacles that independent screenwriters face when trying to hone their craft. Film industry experts provide advice based on their own experiences and useful tips for making writing a part of your everyday life. Getting in the zone to write can be hard, but there are ways to cut down on the time it takes for you to focus up.
These articles will teach you how to make writing into a habit, regardless of how busy you are. You'll learn how to find your optimal time of day for creation and productivity, your own writing process, and a work-life balance. By evaluating the way you currently make use of your time, you'll learn how to restructure your days to make the most of them. You'll learn how setting goals and deadlines for yourself can transform your writing experience, how to avoid the trap of waiting for inspiration, and how to select a day job that pays the bills while facilitating your passion. Writing Routine and Outlook also includes tips for boosting your creativity, finishing your screenplay, and turning your procrastination into productivity.
Contributors to this collection include Jenna Avery (founder of Writer's Circle), Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (editor for Script Magazine), Barri Evins (creator of Big Ideas), Paula Landry (film producer and consultant), Danny Manus (founder of No Bull Script Consulting), Hayley McKenzie (development consultant and script editor), Brad Riddell (writer of American Pie: Band Camp), Shawn Tolleson (entertainment industry career coach), and Brett Wean (writer, actor, and improv instructor).
If you're ready to learn how to make the time to write, balance motivation with realism, and overcome the greatest obstacle that stands between you and success, you're ready for Writing Routine and Outlook.