Bring in a healthy and positive attitude and trudge on knowing while writing another page is another learning experience too.
First, the pros:
- You own your spec. If it’s truly amazing and everyone wants it, you can leverage the frenzy into a producer credit to have more control. A bidding war can garner a great sale.
- Specs are exactly the way you envision. No producers have unleashed their idiotic tinkering yet. Your spec is pure—it’s a virgin project. (Do not get used to this, as once it sells it will become defiled and corrupted).
- If you spec does not sell, it can serve as a showcase your unique voice and style. It can open doors, get you meetings and even get you hired to write a screenplay on assignment (the bread and butter of working writers).
- No producer or executive…
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