5 Tips to become a professional screenwriter
Becoming a big shot Hollywood/Bollywood screenwriter is the dream of hundreds of thousands of people. Most will never take the necessary steps to become successful at it simply because they don't see the profession as a craft. They see it as a way to get rich. Granted, there are many screenwriters who have made millions of dollars over the course of their careers. But for those of you who are looking for information on how to get started, the following steps should help provide a bit more direction.
Too many newbie writers think that screenwriting is just something they can jump into. Now, I will admit that there are those exceptionally few writers who just seem to understand the rhythm of a movie script and have that innate gift of dialogue from the get go. But for the most part, all new writers need to have a basic understanding of what it is they are trying to write. That means research.