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    Hello Everyone,

    My cousin Michael unexpectedly passed away on the 6th at the age of 33. He leaves behind a 13 year old son and three sisters who are struggling to pay for his memorial service. 
     
    I'd be grateful if you guys would please share the GO FUND ME link on your social media platforms, and please donate if you can. Every dollar helps. 
     
    Thank you for your time.
     
  2. When are the launch pad feature comp dates for 2018 going to be released?

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    2. Zoned

      Zoned

      Awesome, Red. Thanks for the update. Have a good weekend.

    3. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      Thank you guys!

    4. Zoned

      Zoned

      Will it be sometime in August, Red?

  3. I'm getting ready to dive into an ensemble comedy script. What is your favorite ensemble comedy script?

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    2. mebishop2001

      mebishop2001

      I think Broadcast News sucks but love As Good As It Gets from James L. Brooks.

    3. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      Thanks you guys!

    4. mebishop2001

      mebishop2001

      LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE is pretty great

  4. Looking for a good comedy feature to read. Any recs?

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    2. rwe15

      rwe15

      Iron Jack and Move That Body.

    3. sivartalappes

      sivartalappes

      I liked the script for THE WAY WAY BACK a lot.

    4. punchdog

      punchdog

      Going The Distance is one of my all time favorite rom/coms, very heartfelt but also very funny

  5. I haven't been on TB in a while. What should I read?!

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    2. admin

      admin

      There may be a list dropping this afternoon that can help you there :-)

    3. markerstone
    4. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      TBRed- I have great timing.

       

      Markerstone - I'll check out.

  6. Looking for a new comedy script to read. Any suggestions?

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    2. Jarrean

      Jarrean

      Oh, check out Mean Moms, too. It's cliche kinda but still a quick read.

    3. GlitterKitty

      GlitterKitty

      Is it just me, or is comedy in a real dry spell right now?

    4. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      Yeah, I'm not finding many new comedy scripts.

  7. Those of you who have a writing partner, what methods do you typically use? For example, do you write together in the same room?

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    2. Escapist

      Escapist

      When I've worked with a partner, we would brainstorm the outline together, then divide the script into chunks to write. Then we would swap pages. Finally, once we had a (usually immense) draft we would sit together and edit/rewrite.

    3. RobertCornero

      RobertCornero

      I killed my writing partner and ate his heart, thus consuming his literary powers. Now I have the skill of two writers. It's much more efficient that way.

    4. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      Thanks for your comments. Robert...that made me LOL.

  8. Do any of you writers use outlining software, or do you typically just stick with Word?

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    2. RobertCornero

      RobertCornero

      I use Evernote for the barest of skeleton outlines.

    3. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      Thanks all. Looks like a lot of you like Scrivener. I'm def going to check it out. Happy writing!

    4. Ashish

      Ashish

      I'd recommend Trello if you like using cards. Really easy to move stuff around and add metadata. Doesn't hurt that there's a phone app as well.

  9. Finished the latest draft of my spec. It's out to a few management companies who enjoyed my first spec. Fingers crossed!

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    2. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      Thanks guys!

    3. Astral-American

      Astral-American

      Always an exciting time. Good luck.

    4. Jaco

      Jaco

      Good luck! Let us know how it goes!

  10. Another great coverage service: Red Pen Script Consulting.http://www.redpenscriptconsulting.com/

  11. We got a "Consider" on our TB Coverage for the first draft of our psychological thriller. Great notes to apply to the rewrite.

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  13. Any suggestions on how to get more views on The Black List? I'm assuming doing the paid evals help...thanks guys.

    1. andrewpwoodberry

      andrewpwoodberry

      Is it set for only Industry to read or for other Writers? If the latter, post the link here and I'll give it a download and read.

    2. JessicaMayo
    3. agkinowerken

      agkinowerken

      A score of 8 or higher gets it listed in the weekly industry email. Mine had zero views until that happened; afterwards, many downloads. The paid eval is critical.

  14. When are they announcing the Launchpad Comp semi-finalists?

    1. Nic8767

      Nic8767

      I was wondering the same thing.

       

    2. RobertCornero

      RobertCornero

      Give them a little time. It's got to be a serious task organizing that many judges, each with their own busy careers - and this year they allowed writers to purchase coverage, too, so I'm sure that adds to the workload, on top of growing the contest.

       

      They were a little behind last year, as well, but they put out the results as quickly as they could.

    3. JessicaMayo

      JessicaMayo

      @RobertCornero Totally, I was just curious.

       

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