Sixty-Five Chapters on
The Business Side of Screenwriting
Covering Pitching, The Care &
Feeding of Agents, Attorneys,
Managers & Producers, How to Query
Whom to Query, When to Sign a Waiver
How to Dress for Meetings
Whom You Want to Work With
Whom You Don’t Want to Work With
And Much Much More….

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the new screenwriter’s survival guide

everything you need to know to survive
the business side of the screen trade….

Before you even think of marketing your scriptread this book

— David Trottier, The Screenwriter’s Bible —

Every writer should have Max Adams’ advicein their arsenal.

— Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, Script Pipeline —

This is an accessible, smart, funny insightful bookthat I would and will recommend to all scribes

— Richard Walter, UCLA Screenwriting Chairman —

If you want to understand how Hollywood worksthis is the book to read

— Greg Beal, Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting —

About The Author

MAX ADAMS is an author and award winning screenwriter. She has written for Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures, Tri-Star Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, and Universal Pictures.

Max is a former volunteer AFI Alumni reader and WGAw online mentor, has appeared as a speaker at AMPAS, USC, Film Arts Foundation, The University of Utah and New York Film Academy, is the founder of two international online screenwriting workshops, and has the dubious distinction of having been dubbed “Red Hot Adams” by Daily Variety for selling three pitches over a holiday weekend.