Dan Sees KLONDIKE

Discovery Channelby Dan D.

The Good:

  • It’s the first scripted show on The Discovery Channel

The Not So Good:

  • It’s the first scripted show on The Discovery Channel

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Investors don’t want to meet you. They want to be introduced to you.

Feel entrepreneurial? Have the greatest TV/interweb production idea since the last greatest idea? Then you’re ready to play Meet the Investors. But are they ready to meet you?

chickeneastercardby Jason Freedman

I remember when I first started fundraising for my first company, my investor network was pretty weak.  Not only did I not know many investors, I also didn’t really know how to pitch them.

I‘d basically take any meeting I could with any investor at any time.   I went to conferences, meet-ups, pitch competitions.  Every investor was an opportunity for an elevator pitch.  I was doing whatever I could, trying everything to succeed.  I figured this it what it took.  This was hustle. read article

LB Votes for the 2014 WGA Screenplay/Teleplay Awards

Online ballots were due Friday, so I figure it’s safe to show how I voted now that I can no longer influence anyone. (As if that ever could’ve!)

TV Series

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Movies

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Yeah, I expect some, if not most of you, to disagree. But them’s my votes, gang!

Top 10 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Doing What You Want

Some TVWriter™ visitors may think this topic is far afield for the site, but the way we see it, the very act of writing is all about tricking your brain into doing what you want. So we’re wide open to any and all tips, including:

brainmagicby Whitson Gordon

Ever feel like your brain is out to get you? Like it’s convincing you to do things that aren’t actually in your best interest? Our brain is a funny thing, and sometimes the only way to fight it is to trick it right back. Here are 10 ways you can overcome your brain’s tricks and get it to do what you want.

10. Stay Healthy Instead of Giving Into CravingsP read article

JONNY QUEST – Adventures in Animation

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From the JONNY QUEST DVD Box Set and YouTube comes this very informative – and entertaining – look into what classic TV animation is all about:

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