Joining a screenwriters’ group is a terrific way to have your work read by others, to receive feedback on your writing, as well as to share resources, brainstorm ideas and insights about the film business.

How do you find a group in your area? Contact your state’s film commission for suggestions, as well as organizations like the Independent Film Project ( which has chapters throughout the country, Women in Film and Video New England (, and check listings in screenwriting and film publications.

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