In Her Own Words …
Q. Help! How do I begin my career path?
New screenwriters are typically confused about; how to start, where to start, what to do first, etc. Let my years of experience guide you through the maze of Hollywood and provide a strategic career plan. Learn the techniques that will give you the tools to achieve your career goals.
Q. Where do I start?
Too Many Questions
As emerging screenwriters there are so many questions and various paths to take that it can be overwhelming. The key question becomes — which road will get you to your destination the fastest and with the least amount of false starts.
Let me guide you on your perfect path which will be determined by three factors; your level of experience, your current portfolio, and your motivation.
Q. What exactly is One-on-One Mentoring?
One-on-One Mentoring will provide a GPS game plan for your career to get you on the right track so you can expedite your short and long term goals.
We will work one-on-one either in person, online, or via skype. Your location and your preference will determine how we will proceed.
My motto has always been … “Work Smarter Not Harder”
Q. Why do I need a mentor, and why now?
Now more than ever the competition is stiff. The viewing platforms are expanding, the business models are shifting, and you need to stay current to get an edge and stand out from the crowd.
Whether you are a newbie or a professional screenwriter, you must stay on top of the playing field to achieve real traction and longevity in your career.
Let my three decades of experience be your guide and assist you in navigating this new, multi-platform business of TV and Film.
Q. How will having a mentor benefit my career?
Working in a vacuum is isolating and can fry your brain leaving your creative gray matter dull and exhausted. Let me give you what a former screenwriting client of mine called “brain fever”.
We will discuss your story ideas and career plan, then bounce around possibilities and the right path. Your creative mind will be so infused with new ideas and direction that you’ll be ignited with inspiration and motivation. Join my expanding group of “Writers on Fire”.
Q. How do I justify the cost?
Live Your Dream!
With any profession you want to pursue you need to get the proper training to succeed. Getting that training will expedite your progress and put your career on the fast track.
You have big dreams for your life but you need tools to get you there and support to keep you there. This is a highly collaborative industry. There is no reason you should attempt to do this alone.
I learned very early in my career that — No one does it on their own! In the words of Jerry Maguire, “Help me help you.” 🙂
The purpose for this website is to facilitate your goal and give you a leg up on the competition. My personal mission is to mentor the next generation of talented showrunners.
Talent can’t be taught but it can be coached. As for craft — that can be taught.
Ask yourself this — Can you really afford not to invest in your future?
Know that only YOU hold the fate of your future in your hands.
Q. How does this all work?
Services are one-on-one and in person (or online) if you live in the Los Angeles area. For those of you that live out of town or abroad — online programs, phone conferences, or skype session are available.
Q. When can I start?
You can start at any time for the majority of my services. Simply register on the website. If you need further details just contact me here. I will be more than happy to discuss your needs and time frames.
Q. How much does it cost?
There are many services available and fees vary depending on the service. All fees are listed on the individual services page but I’d be happy to discuss a custom package to fit your individual needs or budget.
Q. Can you tell me more about yourself and your background?
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