Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Breaking in, Banff style

That mammoth "craft" post is kicking my ass so I threw together this one for Blogcritics instead - a few anecdotes from Banff speakers about how they got into the business:
  • Breaking Into Hollywood Any Which Way They Can
    "Suddenly desperate to support a family and aware that writing the Great Canadian Novel wasn’t the quick road to riches (but screenwriting is?), Hart Hanson started faxing pitches to the long-running Vancouver-based The Beachcombers. After the 15th fax, the executive producer relented, inviting him for a meeting." Read more.
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