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    Posted: 03 Jul 2006 at 1:35pm
So, I'm a screenwriting newbie, totally.
 
I listed last year's script on Inktip. Have no experience with marketing anything and was ill-prepared for...
 
...the email from the MAJOR Hollywood producer requesting to read it.
 
That was great! Except in my note back to him I (1) identified myself as a novice, (2) told him the script was written in a week for a contest, (3) sounded apologetic about the end of the script (which I didn't like, I felt that I phoned it in).
 
oops.
 
Needless to say, I didn't hear back from him again, and I don't know if it was because he didn't like my short or if it was because my note to him was lame and reeked of inexperience!Shocked
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Congrats on the recognition... Who was the producer?
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I don't want to say, but he's produced and written a lot for television *weep*

 
I'm hoping he will completely forget who I am and contact me again when I list this year's short on Inktip.
 
 
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Barbara,
 
That's cool that he was interested.  It sounds like you learned your lesson though.  It's always best to appear as professional as possible on the outside, even if you are nervous as hell on the inside.
 
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