My Secret Formula for Breaking-In as a Screenwriter

CJ Walley
11 min readOct 9, 2019
Photo by Felix Mittermeier on Unsplash

You see it every day on the forums, how do I break in? What’s the Goldilocks porridge of scripts that will guarantee success? What do I need to create that magic bullet? Who do I need to talk to to make it all happen? What is Hollywood looking for? DEAR GOD, PLEASE TELL ME WHAT THIS CRAZY TOWN IS LOOKING FOR!?!? I empathise with this dilemma and, in this article, I’m going to outline what I feel is a

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CJ Walley

Screenwriter | Film Producer | Founder of Script Revolution & Rebelle Rouser | Author of Turn & Burn