Jeanne Bowerman, Script: The Secret to Finding Time to Write

Every writer struggles with juggling a day job and finding time to write, myself included. This week, I share some practical tips on how to map your day to make writing a priority.

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By Jeanne Veillette Bowerman

Raise your hand if you have a day job? Then you undoubtedly understand the struggles in finding time to write. Most screenwriters aren’t retired with disposable income we’ve saved for years so we can hide away in a cabin, tapping away at our keyboards. We work jobs that often have nothing to do with writing. But as we push through our 9-to-5 existence, our minds are never still, always spinning with stories waiting to be born.

When your plate is full with day-job stress, a spouse, children, pets, aging parents or just friends who are nagging you to put your laptop away and meet them at the bar, how do you find time to write that script, let alone the two scripts per year a manager wants you to produce?  Read More…

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Jeanne Veillette Bowerman
Jeanne is the Editor of Script and adapted the Pulitzer Prize-winning book,Slavery by Another Name. Her screenplays were selected as Top 25 Tracking Board Launch Pad, CSExpo Finalist, Second Round Sundance Episodic Lab, and PAGE Awards TV Drama Finalist. Twitter @jeannevb.

 

 

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