Inside this book, you’ll discover…

  • The exact steps to breaking into Hollywood as a writer within months, not years…
  • Surprise: the movie business isn’t about “who you know” anymore. Try this instead…
  • The “3-C Test” of who’s worth networking with and who isn’t…
  • Five types of people you’d never think to network with to sell your script…
  • How to increase your chances of having your query letter read by 50%…
  • 7 key components you must have in your marketing toolkit (this is beyond loglines, query letters and treatments)…
  • How to turn any gatekeeper into a loyal ally with a simple phone trick…
  • The 3 best times to call any studio or producer’s office to get through…
  • The number one mistake newer writers make when someone expresses interest in their script…
  • The key difference between an agent and manager, what they do exactly and 10 questions you must ask them before you hire anyone…
  • My three UNBREAKABLE rules of selling your intellectual property (script)…
  • The ins-and-outs of screenplay options and the one term you should NEVER agree to…
  • Why you should never incorporate feedback unless you have this memo in writing…
  • How to get top talent to attend your table reading and give constructive feedback for free…
  • 27 questions you need to ask before you enter into a writing partnership with your best friend…
  • How to pitch your movie like a pro without coming off “salesy”…
  • My “secret pitch” that can save your project even when every studio in town has already turned down your script…

Table of Contents:

  • Success Strategy #1: Networking
  • Success Strategy #2: Branding
  • Success Strategy #3: Your D.O. List
  • Success Strategy #4: Assistants…Your Most Valuable Asset
  • Success Strategy #5: Building Your Dream Team
  • Success Strategy #6: Get Smart, Get Legal, Get Protected
  • Success Strategy #7: Identifying Your Most Powerful Story
  • Success Strategy #8: Make Every Meeting Count
  • Success Strategy #9: Testing, Testing…1, 2, 3
  • Success Strategy #10: Create Your Own Content & Take Control
  • Success Strategy # 11: Persistence