Ya gotta start somewhere, right? Here’s a post from Script Reader Pro pointing you in a direction that differs from most starting gigs – because in and of itself, writing a web series can be more creatively and financially rewarding than many of us imagine:
How to Write a Web Series and Get Your TV Writing Career Off the Ground
by Rebecca Norris
Are you an aspiring writer still wondering how to write for TV years after starting down the road? We’re going to show you how writing a web series could be your best move ever if your main aim is to become a TV writer.
This isn’t a post on how to write a web series but here are three reasons why creating your own web series is the best thing you can do to learn how to become a writer for TV.
Wondering How to Become a TV Writer? Write For TV.
What better way to show you can write for TV than actually writing for TV? If you want to know how to become a TV writer and produce TV shows, why don’t you live that dream today?
Maybe you can follow in the footsteps of Issa Rae, whose popular web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl led her being repped by UTA and 3 Arts Entertainment, and writing for TV — i.e. ABC and HBO.
Create your own TV series on the web, and you can enter it into festivals and contests to win awards and recognition, and gain credibility. If you earn a steady following on sites like YouTube, it can help you pitch your series to networks, and build a fan base for your work.
At the very least, you’ll be seeing your writing come to life, and isn’t that the goal of most aspiring TV writers?
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