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Joining the ISA opens doors to many opportunities for screenwriters. Sign up for free to gain access to resources, writing gigs, events, contests, and so much more. Let's get started!
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Itching to submit to a contest but are having troubles logging in? Find your solutions here!
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Are you a new user and are discovering the benefits of having a membership? Learn how to upload your material here!
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Learn how to manage your newsletter and email notification settings.
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I have a Success Story! How do I get featured?
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Are you submitting a class, contest, service, product, or event to ISA?
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You have a bite! Someone would like access to your logline, synopsis, or screenplay. Now what?
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Discover the many advantages of upgrading to ISAConnect membership!
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30-Day Challenge
Track your progress with your fellow screenwriters. How are you approaching today's tasks?
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Got a ? about Today's Challenge, the Craft Course, or anything else in the next 30 days? Ask away.
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NEWSLETTERS
Our weekly newsletter, which you can receive in your Inbox by signing up for our mailing list!
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Reliving tips and tricks from the past ISA newsletters!
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IMPROVING CRAFT
Feel free to use this space to announce/advertise/recruit writers for your writing groups!
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How do we create and develop entertaining stories? At the end of the day, we ALL love a good story, but what makes a story truly engaging? A LOT of things! There are so many components that make up the “whole” that it’s a waste of time to argue over which is more important. Let's dive in.
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Have you had a successful pitching session? What advice do you have to give your fellow writers?
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Need tips on creating a solid series bible for your series?
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Tips straight from our favorite screenwriting gurus!
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What are some tips to getting through writer's block?
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CONNECTING WITH INDUSTRY PROS
This is an area where you can post that you're looking for help with your project or to simply offer your services to the public, hopefully connecting with another like-minded writer in need. As always, the more detailed you can be with your requests or the description of what you want to do, the better!
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In this section, feel free to place requests for crew for your upcoming productions!
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How to make the most of your film festival experience!
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Your Twitter and Instagram are more important thank you think. Maybe it's time to stop posting about your wild Saturday nights.
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The industry is ever growing, and so are means of communication. When trying to connect to an agent or manager, what are the most effective ways in making that first impression?
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A place for discussions related to networking opportunities and as a subject professional concern for screenwriters.
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What to DO on not to DO at a meeting.
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Sharing tips on breaking into the industry via entry jobs.
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Podcasts from leading industry pros.
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MOVIE & TV TALK
Seen a great new release? This is where to talk about it.
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Let's face it - most of us don't have a "water cooler" around which to talk about last night's episode. Consider this your replacement hydration station.
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These writers produced the most memorable speeches, diatribes, or monologues in cinematic history.
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Film adaptations of popular book franchises. They pop up in Hollywood all the time. They're easy money for an existing fan base. Who did it best?
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Suggestions for shows to binge watch over the weekend, for motivation or just because.
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Do you have a go-to blog that helps with your writing? Do you recommend to all your writing friends? Share the articles here!
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FAVORITE SCREENWRITERS
Tips, tricks, and inspiration from the best in the business.
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Great artists aren't born. They spend years mastering the craft. Hear from the industry's leading screenwriters on their careers!
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Did you know that the Writers Guild Foundation holds weekly library hours that are open to the public? (Ahem, https://www.wgfoundation.org/screenwriting-library/hours-services/) Or that they have a list of Guild Signatory Agents and Agency list? (Psst, here: ) Well, now you do!
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We've read about the habits of entrepreneurs and billionaires, but what about screenwriters?
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Women are at the forefront of Television and Film. Whose career inspires you most?
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Celebrating the best of indie screenwriters!
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Are writers only as good as their reps? What do you look for in a literary representative?
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RESOURCES
This is the place where you can find all classes related discussions.
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This is the place where you can find all consultants related discussions.
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This is the place where you can find all contests related discussions.
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This is the place where you can find all products related discussions.
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This is the place where you can find all events related discussions.
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