Writing a Screenplay: Show Me the Money

The Truths of Timmy

 ————-Surprisingly, more common than you think. (Provided you can write well)————-

So, here you are, typing away on a particularly good screenplay and you’re close to finished, wondering what you are going to do with it next. Your parents are giving you crap because they want you out of their basement and for you to get a real job but you know better, you know that screenwriting is where the big bucks are at, and you actually are not wrong. There are a Scrooge McDuck levels of money to be earned, but it all depends on how well you can write and getting your foot in the door. A topic which will be covered in a later blog post but right now, let’s talk about sex, baby money.

Writing for Television

Here is a handy table found on Gawker* that sums up the money to be made writing for…

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About WhiteShadow

The writer of these words did not originally want to put words to paper, but to draw the glorious things he saw. However, he could not draw from images in his mind. He could only draw those things he saw that had been drawn by others. He then almost died one day and that urge to draw became the urge to write. Again, however, the fuel was not always there, and before he knew it it was his senior year of high school, and he was tasked to write a 50page novella for a final project. This became the fuel and started his path of being a full-time writer. He may have struggled and may have made no difference in the world of man nor money in his hand, but he still moves forward. He currently is writing a comic book that has an artist who draws the things that are envisioned. Life could be better, but it could be always worse. So he keeps his head low to write but high to live life. This is the story of this man, to know more, read the words he has put into the world of the web. View all posts by WhiteShadow

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