Produced WGA Member
Former Major Studio Story Analyst
Former Writing Instructor
This Is Where I Meet Hungry New Writers When time allows, I switch on this website. Because of all the greed and cynicism in the Industry, it inspires me to meet idealistic new talent. Plus I’ve made some lasting friends. For now, the doors are open. The Script Doctor is in.
I Cut My Teeth as a Studio Reader I used to read for stars, studio chiefs, creative execs and Producers. Several thousand scripts later (not to mention those I’ve written), I know what works—and what doesn’t.
Screenwriting is Forever Collaborative Getting writing credits is always a thrill. Apart from the paycheck, they represent real recognition in a business that is loathe to give it—unless you’re a movie star. But to earn them you first have to learn how to receive, process, and implement creative notes. Because of what we call Ego, that’s easier said than done.
So Your Script Needs Help
You may be in the right place.
A place where only one thing matters.
A Seasoned Pro Produced Writer WGA Member
Will get your material to the next place.
It’s not a “System” It’s a Process
With one simple goal.
A good story well told.
Only Seven Stories
From Shakespeare to Spielberg and beyond,
almost all stories we spin fall into seven
Matt Damon In Drag?
No. “A Girl on Fulton St., New York” 1929.
But it makes the point: Always write a role
with a star or actor in mind.
As Old As The Hills
Storytellers have been around since the
beginning of time. What was true then
is still true now.
Who am I?
Some Helpful Hints
When I first showed up in LA with ambition but no clue about screenwriting, I talked my way into a job as a story analyst at a major studio.
They are exceedingly hard to come by, AND our careers are filled with peaks and valleys.
Writing is rewriting
No negative notes