I’ve written a lot on my blog about traditional entrypoints for the industry, from surviving being an agency assistant to networking authentically to the difference between support staff positions in the writers’ room.
Now, I’m modifying my advice, in part because I don’t think the assistant route is a viable one for writers anymore.
Also, COVID has changed the industry forever, and we’re about to go through a great contraction and a burst of the TV bubble, not to mention all those movie theaters that will have to close.
The industry is changing, and so we as writers need to change our approach as well.
So, here’s my fresh and updated 2020 advice for new grads, homecooked from my experience.[Read more…]