Script Reader Pro’s “Ultimate Guide to Script Coverage”

If you’re a new TV or film writer, you’ve either just learned or are about to learn that at this point in your life, for all practical purposes your future is dependent on how impressed professional script readers are when they read your work. Which means, “Hey kids, this tutorial is for you!”

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You’ve finally written the words “fade out” on your script, but how do you know if it’s good enough to send out into the industry?

The tried and trusted way is to first get feedback in the form of “script coverage” on your story.

This article, therefore, is a comprehensive, no BS prep-course on how to use coverage to gain the best advantage for you and your career.

In this post we’ll shine a light on:

 What is script coverage?

 Script coverage gradings.

 Who provides script coverage?

 The four main types of screenplay coverage.

 Why should you get coverage?

 How to get the most out of coverage.

 How to get free script coverage.

 Script coverage vs. script doctoring.

And more. So let’s jump on in.

What is script coverage?

How are you to truly know if your finished masterpiece stacks up with the absolute best in the business? That it’s absolutely, positively ready for the tough scrutiny it will face in its journey ahead?

Your friends and your family will give you a “It was fun. Good job.” But that’s not what you need.

As most seasoned writers know, any writer who expects to have success in their writing career will be (and must have) their material tested and evaluated by pros who know what they’re doing and can help you answer that question:

Is my script any good…?

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