Imagine this! You sell a “spec” screenplay to a major Hollywood studio. Maybe this is a new idea that just occurred to you, or perhaps it’s some¬thing you’ve thought about for some time. Of course you realize that hundreds of thousands of books are published every year but fewer mov¬ies are produced and a self-produced movie is rare. But fortunately for aspiring screenwriters there are many newer entities buying and making original motion pictures today, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and the History Channel.
If you want to compete with established screenwriters you’ll have to STUDY, WORK HARD, and NEVER GIVE UP. You’ll need HONEST CRITICS and possibly a WRITING PARTNER. But once you begin the process, you will love it! You’ll feel energized and who knows, you might even become obsessed with writing. Perhaps you want to share what you’ve learned about life and your beliefs or perhaps you want to design your own characters and create a story to place them in. Either way, when you’ve finished you will be so proud of what you’ve accomplished.
So grab this book and your diary or journal, your laptop, a tablet or a few blank sheets of paper. Find a quiet place to work, pour yourself a liquid refreshment, and start to fill in the blanks. You can start over as many times as you want. Just keep writing and get ready to share your screenplay with the world!