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Douglas J. Eboch is a screenwriter – best known for writing the original screenplay for SWEET HOME ALABAMA, starring Reese Witherspoon.

He wrote the prequel novels FELONY MELANIE IN PAGEANT PANDEMONIUM and FELONY MELANIE IN THE BIG SMASHUP.

He has written videogames (NIGHTMARE COVE) and plays (SLEEPOVER AT THE STABLES, MAGI ROAD TRIP)

Included his writing – are Short stories (RECON, published in “The Colored Lens” and MEATSPACE published in “ScienceFictionery).

He is also the author of THE THREE STAGES OF SCREENWRITING and co-author, with producer Ken Aguado, of THE HOLLYWOOD PITCHING BIBLE.

In this episode, Douglas J. Eboch reveals the secrets of pitching your projects to producers and more.

Questions We Asked This Guest Include:

  • How did you learn to pitch?
  • How does pitching fit into your writing life?
  • How did “The Hollywood Pitching Bible” come about?
  • What is the biggest mistake writers make when pitching their projects?
  • How do writers get pitch meetings in Hollywood?
  • What is your best tip for writers selling their projects?

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