The Business of Screenwriting: Celebrate your victories

  • When you generate an absolutely great story concept
  • When you have a fantastically fruitful day brainstorming your story
  • When you prep your story to the point you are ready to type FADE IN
  • When you finish your first draft
  • When you finish your final draft
  • When you sign with an agent and/or manager
  • When you get your first meeting with a producer or studio executive
  • Whey you land your first OWA
  • When you sell a spec script
  • When your movie opens as the #1 film at the box office
  • When you get your very first residual check
  • When you kiss your day job goodbye
  • When your parents acknowledge, “You’re actually making a living at this?”

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