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Screenwriting FAQs

Below are a few questions on screenwriting I’m asked on a regular basis. If you have a question you’d like answered that is not on this list, please shoot me an email: scriptdoctoreric@gmail.com Q: How do you think of ideas for movies? A: Good question. It’s pretty much impossible to know where our ideas come […]

What does a Script Reader Do?

A script reader (or “Reader”) is the person who reads scripts for agents, producers, managers, assistants, and…pretty much everyone. It works like this (I used “agent” here, but feel free to substitute “manager,” “producer,” “executive,” etc.): 1. An agent gets sent a script from a client, manager, friend of a friend, or sometimes even from […]

How to Write a Query Letter

A query letter is a letter or email – usually unsolicited – that screenwriters send to agents, managers, and producers to entice them into reading their scripts. If I had a nickel for every bad query I’ve read, I’d be a rich, rich, (did I say rich? I meant RICH) man. To help out screenwriters […]