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Putting Yourself Out There (PT75)

Alex and Nick discuss how you can put yourself out there as a creative and TV writer. From proactive networking to content generation, learn ways of staying in the loop and in people’s minds.

How do you build new connections and foster meaningful professional relationships? How do you stay in the conversation for new jobs and opportunities? What are ways of putting your content out there and creating a presence? What should you look for in a mentor?

Plus, we talk finding a first agent.

The Paper Team gets out…



Paper Scraps: Getting an agent and more reviews (00:52)
1 – Putting yourself out there: proactively building relationships (04:55)
2 – Putting your content out there: presence and branding (18:06)
3 – Putting others in there: mentoring and passing the torch (26:04)
Challenges and Resources (32:19)


“TV Writer Representation 101” (PT31)
“189 – The Assistant’s Track” – Hilliard Guess’ Screenwriters Rant Room


“Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches” – Lee Jessup

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Alex Freedman & Nick Watson

Paper Team is a podcast about television writing and becoming a TV writer.

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