By Matt Mullins
Find out what lifestyles is like for a certified screenwriter and choose whether it is the appropriate profession for you.
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Extra resources for Scriptwriter
For many scriptwriters, the most difficult part of finding work is simply getting their feet in the door. There are so many people who want to write scripts for movies and TV shows that it can be difficult to stand out. The more people you know in the entertainment industry, the easier it will be to find a job. No matter how technology and culture change, though, there will always be a need for great stories. Keep reading, watching, and writing. Revise your work, and ask for opinions from your friends and family.
What kind of scripts would you like to write? While some writers will continue to use pens and paper or a typewriter to create their scripts, others will take advantage of new technology. Special computer software can make it easier for scriptwriters to create properly formatted scripts. Small handheld computers allow them to write down ideas no matter where they are. Some writers even type their stories into cell phones. As the world changes, people will want stories that reflect the times they live in.
FRANKIE drops his books and folders into his locker loudly and then thrusts his hands into his pockets. KATHY, cheerful, looks right at FRANKIE. FRANKIE drops his head. KATHY Hi, Frankie! FRANKIE, speaking quietly Hi, Kathy. KATHY Frankie, Linda told me you helped her with her math problems after school yesterday. FRANKIE stares at his feet and glances up nervously at KATHY. FRANKIE Yeah, we went over the algebra homework. It was hard, but not that hard. Linda didn’t really need my help. KATHY Well, Linda said she didn’t get it at all.