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How to get writing jobs on television – a good strategy

Writing jobs in any genre are not easy to come by and take perseverance. There are so many different topics you can write about on the subject of television and some of them may lead to jobs. Here is some good strategy on how to get writing jobs on television:

  • Start out thinking about landing a job as a resume writer. Sometimes this isn’t that easy but you never know unless you try
  • Learn exactly what is involved in writing for television. There is a definite skill involved in writing for television. You may need to take some classes to learn the different formatting involved as well as making room for commercials, etc. Maybe you should buy some books on the subject. Another way to learn more about the art of television writing is to read a bunch of other scripts and study television shows that are currently hits on television today.
  • Start to write your screenplay. Maybe you want to write some episodes on an existing show. You will need to learn things like the plot, characters, type of show and other things that make the show successful. Show it to different people and listen to what they say and rewrite it until you think it is perfect.
  • An agent will be extremely helpful because they know how to wade through a lot of the red tape involved in getting your screenplay in front of directors and executives. Sometime new agents are a good gamble to take because they don’t ask for as big of a cut and they may be hungrier and work harder for you.
  • Cover letters for your screenplay need to wake up some people and get their attention. It needs to have something original to catch their eye and make them want to read it.
  • Be persistent and get used to people saying “NO”. You will get a hundred “no’s” before you get the only “yes” you will need! Remember that anything that is worth fighting for and doing will take time and perseverance. Don’t give up if this is something you really want to do. Keep putting your writing out there and someday it will pay off. I can’t say it enough that you must keep trying and keep putting your information out there for writers and executives to read. If you think it is worth reading, you will eventually get someone to take a chance on you.

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Tip of the day

There are so many clients in need of writers it is ridiculous for any writer to say they cannot get work. You need to study the market carefully and know what to say when approaching potential clients.