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It's wonderful to be able to write directly to a professional like you and get a professional advice. I have a wonderful idea for a comedy and have already mad e a rough jotting of how it would look like. I have never written a screen play before but i have written some articles, please how do i start because i know this can be a block buster for the screen. Also how do i market it, when i have finished? Thanks for your help

Hi Christopher,
You should probably know that writing a screenplay is an arduous, complicated endeavor.
Many people assume that screenplay writing is easy, because, it's short, compared to a novel, you don't have to write the finished product like you would a novel, and you can make a lot of money, and become famous quickly.

It's a little like doing twenty back flips -- easy when you look at it, but excruciatingly hard when you try to do it.

I'm writing a book at the moment called GET STARTED ON YOUR SCREENPLAY NOW, which you could benefit from.

If you are prepared to make a trade, I'll send you the manuscript up to now, provided you'll write a detailed description of how it helped you get started. If you want to take this deal, e-mail me at and I'll send the manuscript to date by e-mail attachment.


P.S. Very few people get this offer. In fact, you're the first. You've probably heard that timing is everything.  Well you hit it.

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I`m a credited writer on nine feature films. My latest movie, IRON ROAD, which stars Peter O'Toole and Sam Neill, opened as feature, then aired as a four-hour miniseries on network television. Sun Li, the Chinese star, won the best actress award at the Roma Fiction Fest recently. I’ve produced more than 300 episodes of television drama, including 13 episodes of Deepwater Black, and 106 episodes of Katts & Dog (Rin-Tin-Tin, K-9 Cop in the U.S.). I've answered over 1200 All Experts questions!


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