Adaptation: Where Lucrative Jobs for Screenwriters Begin

About the Workshop

Adapted material makes up the large majority of jobs a screenwriter will get when hired to write for producers. For example, from true stories, novel adaptations, nonfiction books, articles, news stories, biblical stories. Cheryl McKay has been hired to write approx. 20 adaptations for television, DVD and film. Come hear why you should consider breaking into this realm of writing. Cheryl will share what it’s like to write an adaptation for hire and what you can expect throughout the stages of the writing process.

About the Speaker

Cheryl McKay

Cheryl is a screenwriter, novelist, writing teacher and mentor, with notable writing credits for The Ultimate Gift, Extraordinary: The David Horton Story, and Indivisible

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