Saturday, September 17, 2011

Getting Work in Entertainment Question 930: How long should it take to sell a screenplay?

There is no way to say. All I know is if no one reads it, you'll never sell it. Some scripts get bought up lickity-split and others float around the industry for years. I'm sorry I don't have a more definitive answer for you, but making a living as a screenwriter is taking a risk, a wonderful risk, but a risk nonetheless.

The important thing is to keep writing so when your script does get read and they ask what else you have, you have two or three scripts, at least, to represent your talent. 

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