The first question most new writers ask those of us who already are working professionally at the craft in various media inevitably is, “Will you read my script/book/whatever else I’ve written?”
After that gets the most tactful version of “Hell no!” the pro can come up with, most newbies swiftly move to the second most-asked question. “Why won’t the agents I write to even answer me?”
To this TVWriter™ minion’s knowledge, our pal Stephanie Bourbon has never turned down anybody who asks the first question politely, and here’s her current response to the second one, and a very helpful one it is.
Former Larry Brody student Stephanie Olivieri Bourbon has found great success as a writer and illustrator. Now she’s branching out into video with a series of extremely helpful ones about – surprise! – writing and illustrating.