I’ve been curious about screenwriting and just how a writer can make it in Hollywood. Can screenwriters work outside Los Angeles and be successful? I was able to ask these questions and many more when I talked to Jennifer White who is a screenwriter, tagline writer and novelist.
I am also happy to have JRMurdock do another of his Unorthodox Writing Tips. In today’s show he talks about paying attention.
I also wanted to briefly talk about a couple of new projects I’m working on that you may or may not be aware of. The first, of these is the Mad Scientist Handbook that you have likely heard a promo for on previous episodes of the show. The Handbook is what I’m calling a pseudo-anthology. It is going to be a tongue-in handbook for the wannabe Super-villain. Picture Dr. Evil as a boy and what he would read as he tries to take over the world. Submissions are now open and you can find more information at madscientistanthology.wordpress.com.
The second project that is scheduled to kick off on February 29th is the Action Pack Podcast. I am working on this project with Scott Roche, AKA spiritualtramp on Twitter, and my writing partner, JRMurdock who you will hear later in the show.
We’re all pretty excited about this one. In this monthly podcast we will each be writing a serialized story. That’s three distinct stories, a portion of which you will hear each and every month until they are done. All three stories will be in every episode. We will also be putting them out in an e-Book pulp version each month through Flying Island Press. For my story, I will finally be writing Boy Scouts of the Apocalypse. We have music and artwork all lined up and I know it’s going to be awesome. I cannot wait to share the first episode with you all.
Those are a couple of the newest projects on the go. Lots to finish up so I can get submitting some new stuff too. I would love to hear about your projects. Drop me a line to tell me what’s going on in 2012 for you and I will pimp your upcoming work in a future episode’s Tips and Typos.
That’s the lineup for today. I hope you enjoy the show.
00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 75 – Jennifer White Talks Screenwriting
- Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published”
00:14 — Introduction – Get Published Episode 75 – Jennifer White Talks Screenwriting
Welcome to the show.
04:22 -Tips and Typos
JRMurdock provides us with another “Unorthodox Writing Tip”
07:53 - Promo – Requiem of the Outcast
09:03 — Get Published Episode 75 – Jennifer White Talks Screenwriting (continued)
Mike and Jennifer White talk about screenwriting, tagline writing and how to be successful in Hollywood
56:56 - Promo - Flying Island Press
57:41 — Closing
Thank you for listening.
Websites mentioned in this episode:
Jennifer B. White - http://jenniferbwhite.com/
JR Murdock - http://jrmurdock.com
A Method to The Madness: A Guide To The Super Evil - http://madscientistanthology.wordpress.com
Requiem of the Outcast - http://www.requiemoftheoutcast.com
Flying Island Press - http://flyingislandpress.com/