Fade In Magazine’s 1st Online Pitch Fest

We’re not big on promoting contests and pitch festivals in general but this one is noteworthy if for no other reason than for good use of technology to collaborate.

FADE IN Magazine is hosting their first online pitch fest. Essentially, you register, get your webcam warmed up, wait for your list of preferred execs to be confirmed then, for 10 minutes, you go to town pitching your project. …

How to Be a Script Reader and Give Great Coverage

I received an email today from someone in New York asking how to become as Script Reader and I thought, “If she wants to know, maybe you want to as well. “

Reading services aren’t just for the big studios, there are directors, actors, producers, investors, and book publishers everywhere who need screenplays evaluated–or “covered”.

Here’s what I told her: Read a …

Now Hiring: Indie Bookshop General Manager Trainee

Calling all writers! Love the smell of books in the morning? This may be the gig for you. Tell them you saw the posting here!

March 18, 2008

Dear Friends of Portrait of a Bookstore, portrait of a Bookstore is hiring for a full-time position that will train to become General Manager.

Portrait of a Bookstore is a 22-year-old independent boutique bookstore and gift shop with heavy foot traffic, high sales volume, a tightly knit staff, and a high level of customer service. Possibly …