Why SCREENWRITERS may be responsible for the global EXTINCTION of SCREENWRITING as an art form…

The Backstory

An important rant (though long) from the Founder of Screenwriting Staffing, Jacob N. Stuart.

My motivation as I was writing this column, similar to the mom who “beat” her son for throwing rocks at police cars in Baltimore, does not come from any sort of deep-rooted hatred towards “certain” screenwriters, but rather my deep-rooted LOVE and compassion for screenwriting as an art form. I hope this post sheds some light on something that’s overlooked far too much!Baltimore_mom_hailed_as_hero_for_beating_2878990000_17470380_ver1.0_640_480

Regardless of your reputation and importance in this industry, as a screenwriter, this is a problem that’s affecting ALL of us…

Screenwriters are going extinct and here’s why:

It’s not because we lost our ways in storytelling. It’s not because technology has outsmarted us. And it’s not because we haven’t attended enough “storytelling” seminars .

It’s because we are selfish, self-absorbed, and inconsiderate. Industry professionals are frustrated and tired of dealing…

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