After each rejection, they console themselves by saying "That producer just didn't get my work," or "That exec is afraid to take risks creatively."
But moving forward, you shouldn't give yourself that excuse.
Write a commercial screenplay with a solid concept, and a clear audience. Then, if people still don’t like it, challenge yourself to do better.
Take responsibility for your writing by giving yourself the best possible chance at success.
Chelsea and I once wrote one about a dead guy taking a journey through the afterlife, trying to make it into ‘the light.’ We liked it, but not surprisingly, producers didn't see a ton of market potential there.
What's the least commercial script you've ever written?
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