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Make Your Script Sellable
- Feb. 15, 2021
-- Everyone in Hollywood is looking for an amazing script. With streamers changing the game, there has never been a better time or opportunity for new writers to break into the industry and sell their screenplays.
A prolific screenwriter with a background in journalism, Cara is a graduate of Western Reserve Academy, Miami University, and UCLA'S Writers Program. Her movies can currently be seen on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Drama, Lifetime, UPtv, PixL TV, and more. She also has numerous screenplay projects in development. In addition to her screenwriting, Cara works as a Creative Development Executive for MPCA (Motion Picture Corporation of America), a film production company in Los Angeles founded by Chairman/CEO Brad Krevoy that is a world-leading producer of Christmas and family-themed movies and television entertainment.
As a Creative Development Executive, Cara works with writers, helping them get their scripts into sellable shape for buyers such as Netflix, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries, Paramount, ABC, CBS, HBO Plus, NBC Peacock, Disney Plus, Lifetime, and more.
Working on both sides of the table gives her a unique perspective. The purpose of this book is to help screenwriters get their scripts into sellable shape. Cara explains the notes that are commonly given to writers by Development Executives on their submitted scripts to help writers identify and solve those issues before submitting a script to a production company or studio. You usually only get one shot to have your project read, and it is important to make sure your screenplay is in the best possible shape!
Now available on Amazon through Waterside Publishing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1951805682
This is the book the author would have wanted and needed when she was first starting out in her professional screenwriting career. Take it from someone who has been there, and works on both sides of this wonderful, maddening, exhilarating, creative industry, you can make your screenwriting dreams come true!