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The free writing resource website created for writers, by writers.

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Episodes

S&S LIVE (Ep 50) Lit Manager Markus Goerg (Heroes & Villains) & Writer/Producer JJ Bailey

10/7/2022
S&S Live (Episode 50): We chat with lit manager/producer/co-founder of Heroes & Villains Markus Goerg and his client, screenwriter/TV writer/producer JJ Bailey about the development process, breaking into the industry, the client/rep relationship and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/vBbpejI98TI Scheduled to attend: Markus Goerg Twitter: @MGoerg JJ Bailey Twitter: @JJBailey22 More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources:...

Duration:01:03:37

S&S LIVE (Ep 49) Actor, storyteller Heather Matarazzo (THE PRINCESS DIARIES, THE L WORD, SCREAM)

10/6/2022
S&S Live (Episode 49): We chat with actor, writer, director, producer Heather Matarazzo (WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, THE PRINCESS DIARIES, THE L WORD, GREY'S ANATOMY, NOW AND AGAIN, SCREAM) about script reading from an actor's POV, attracting cast to a script, story development and creating memorable characters and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/Sh1LeyZKZ0Q Scheduled to attend: Heather Matarazzo Twitter: @HeatherMatarazzo More great screenwriting...

S&S LIVE (Ep 48) Showrunner, Writer, Producer Steven Maeda - One Piece, Lost, X-Files

10/5/2022
S&S Live (Episode 48): We chat with showrunner, writer, producer Steven Maeda (ONE PIECE, LOST, CSI: MIAMI, X-FILES) about developing established IP into a TV series, adapting manga to live action, juggling fan expectations vs. network and story requirements, staffing stories and advice and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/c7qNns_Pocw Scheduled to attend: Steven Maeda - showrunner, writer, producer Twitter: @stevemaeda More great screenwriting and...

S&S LIVE (Ep 47) Showrunner, Writer, Producer, Director Daivd H. Steinberg

10/4/2022
S&S Live (Episode 47): We chat with showrunner, writer, producer, director David H. Steinberg (NO GOOD NICK, THE SIMPSONS, AMERICAN PIE 2, PUSS IN BOOTS) about socializing as a TV writer, all about staffing, developing and pitching TV series and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/OTF7AmQweXQ Scheduled to attend: David H. Steinberg - showrunner, writer, producer, director Twitter: @DavidHSteinberg More great screenwriting and industry interviews and...

Duration:01:39:06

S&S LIVE (Ep 46) Lit Manager & Producer Hillary Levi of the Gotham Group

10/3/2022
S&S Live (Episode 46): We chat with lit manager and producer Hillary Levi of the Gotham Group about working with clients to develop, write and sell projects, buying and selling IP, signing new clients and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/nX2qTttZJQM Scheduled to attend: Hillary Levi - Lit Manager & Producer, The Gotham Group Twitter: @HillaryLevi More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ Join...

Duration:01:33:23

S&S LIVE (Ep 45) Showrunner, Writer, Producer Mike Royce

9/30/2022
S&S Live (Episode 45): We chat with showrunner, writer, producer Mike Royce (EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, ENLISTED, ONE DAY AT A TIME) about breaking into the writers' room, the differences and similarities of writing jokes for sitcoms vs. stand up, how TV and comedy have changed and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/p0kQjMCMy2E Scheduled to attend: Mike Royce - showrunner, writer, producer Twitter: @mikeroyce More great screenwriting and industry...

Duration:01:30:35

S&S LIVE (Ep 44) Lit Manager & Producer Peter Katz of Story Driven

9/29/2022
S&S Live (Episode 44): We chat with lit manager and producer Peter Katz of Story Driven about creating IP to sell stories, working with a manager on developing story ideas and concepts, taking your screenplay to the next level with your rep and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/zpp_reR_EHY Scheduled to attend: Peter Katz - Lit Manager & Producer, Story Driven Twitter: @PeterKatz1 More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources:...

Duration:01:29:59

S&S LIVE (Ep 43) Script Consultant Shannan Johnson (fmr exec at SYFY)

9/29/2022
S&S Live (Episode 43): We chat with script consultant, founder of The Professional Pen and former development and programming exec at SYFY, Shannan E. Johnson about the process of selling a pitch, script or pilot, genres that attract more attention with buyers vs contests, how to handle notes and feeback, common mistakes newer writers make and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/jZdDyRvmwq0 Scheduled to attend: Shannan Johnson - script consultant and...

Duration:01:53:15

S&S LIVE (Ep 42) Lit Manager & Producer John Zaozirny

9/27/2022
S&S Live (Episode 42): Audience favorite, lit manager and producer John Zaozirny of Bellevue Productions returns and we'll be chatting about the importance of writing with intention, if Zoom meetings will continue long term, why execs love high concept ideas, the minimum number of pages a rep reads in a submission, the average timeline to break a new writer, social media advantages and pitfalls and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/A_dEk3yCSw0 Scheduled...

Duration:01:32:31

S&S LIVE (Ep 41) Lit Manager Daniel Seco

9/26/2022
S&S Live (Episode 41): 2022 Season Premiere - Join the first Scripts & Scribes livestream Q&A of 2022 with lit manager Daniel Seco of Empirical Evidence. We'll be chatting signing with your first rep, writing a great query, what level you need to place in a screenplay competition to attract any attention, attaching talent to scripts, what spec scripts from first time writers sell for these days and much more! WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/Ob0oCt7hN50 Scheduled...

Duration:01:38:00

S&S LIVE (Ep 40) Bellevue Productions / Black List Special Event

12/22/2021
S&S Live (Episode 40): It's our last live stream episode of 2021 and a big one! Join us to celebrate with the Bellevue Productions crew for landing 9 scripts on this year's Annual Black List! They were #1 on the management side, with the same number of writers on The Black List as #1 agency, CAA. WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/4-mOAAcp0IU Scheduled to attend: Bellevue Lit Reps- John Zaozirny - Lit Manager & Producer Kate Sharp - Lit Manager & Producer Zack...

Duration:02:12:03

S&S LIVE (Ep 39) Meet the Manager Q&A w/ Ryan Cunningham of Anonymous Content

12/21/2021
S&S Live (Episode 39): Meet the Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer Ryan Cunningham of Anonymous Content. WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/G2Iwx0yhPCE More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E and Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scriptsandscribes Stay up to date on Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScriptsScribes Facebook:...

Duration:01:08:31

S&S LIVE (Ep 38) Writer Q&A w/ Aadip Desai of THE GOLDBERGS and LA TV Writers

12/21/2021
S&S Live (Episode 38): Writer Q&A w/ TV Writer Aadip Desai (THE GOLDBERGS), 2020 BAFTA Breakthrough Artist, Sundance Institute advisor and 2019 Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship Alum. Aadip on Twitter: https://twitter.com/aadip WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/Sn-PF7m-Umc More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E and Patreon:...

Duration:01:37:46

S&S LIVE (Ep 37) Manager Q&A w/ John Zaozirny of Bellevue Productions

12/20/2021
S&S Live (Episode 37): Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer John Zaozirny of Bellevue Productions. J ohn's back again for his final appearance of 2021 on the S&S podcast! John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnzaozirny WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/r5hr-zWYacQ More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E and Patreon:...

Duration:01:45:45

S&S LIVE (Ep 36) Meet the Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer Jason Lubin of First Story Ent.

12/20/2021
S&S Live (Episode 36): Meet the Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer Jason Lubin of First Story Entertainment! How do you get a lit manager to represent you? Do lit reps really read queries and how often to they actually request to read spec scripts? What do you put in a query letter and what should you leave out? We'll get A's to all those Q"s and more! Join the live stream! First Story Ent. on Twitter: https://twitter.com/firststoryent WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:...

Duration:01:32:35

S&S LIVE (Ep 35) Writer Q&A w/ screenwriter Chris Sparling (GREENLAND, BURIED, LAKEWOOD)

12/20/2021
S&S Live (Episode 35): Writer Q&A w/ screenwriter Chris Sparling (writer of GREENLAND starring Gerard Butler, LAKEWOOD with Naomi Watts, THE SEA OF TREES for Gus Van Sant and Matthew McConaughey, BURIED with Ryan Reynolds and many more)! Ever wonder what it's like to write for A-list talent? Do you hope to write and direct? How do you get a movie sold to Netflix? We'll ask Chris all these questions, so join the live stream and get the answers to all these questions and more (and ask your...

Duration:01:32:23

S&S LIVE (Ep 34) Meet the Manager w/ Jeff Portnoy of Bellevue Productions

12/19/2021
S&S Live (Episode 34): Meet the Manager w/ lit manager Jeff Portnoy of Bellevue Productions. Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jeff_Portnoy WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/kew-CAqBb50 More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E and Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scriptsandscribes Stay up to date on Social Media: Twitter:...

Duration:01:28:01

S&S LIVE (Ep 33) Writer Q&A w/ writer & host of Screenwriter's Rant Room Hilliard Guess

12/19/2021
S&S Live (Episode 33): Writer Q&A w/ writer (Syfy's DEADLY CLASS), co-chair WGA's Committee of Black Writers and host of Screenwriter's Rant Room & WGAw podcast, Hiliard Guess! Hilliard on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hilliardguess WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/AlgwhlxJ5gk More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E and Patreon:...

Duration:01:26:18

S&S LIVE (Ep 32) Screenplay Contest Reader & Writers' Asst Q&A w/ Alison Golub (JUST BEYOND Disney+)

10/11/2021
S&S Live (Episode 31): Screenplay competition reader and Writers' Assistant Q&A with Alison Golub (Writers' Assistant on Disney+'s JUST BEYOND). Did you ever wonder who actually reads your screenplay when you enter a competition? What makes some scripts stand out and others fall flat? Do they really only read the first ten pages and stop if they don't like it? Ever wonder what a writers' assistant does in a TV writers' room? How do you find out about and land those elusive gigs? What skills...

Duration:01:28:00

S&S LIVE (Ep 31) Meet the Manager Q&A w/ Marc Manus of World Builder Entertainment

10/8/2021
S&S Live (Episode 31): Meet the Manager Q&A with Marc Manus of World Builder Entertainment. What does he look for in prospective clients? What kind of material is he looking to develop and produce? All your representation and industry questions will be answered. Join the live stream chat! Marc on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ManagerMarc WATCH the VIDEO version of this Episode: https://youtu.be/A6-5us-WLvQ More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources:...

Duration:01:29:17