From Write Here, Write Now:
I hear all the time from writers who say they can’t get read, citing the “no unsolicited material” a lot of prodco and publishing websites carry as the reason. Sometimes they point out some agents will only consider referrals; other times they say independent producers won’t read their work either. These writers cite their lives as the epitome of *that* old Catch 22 “no work without experience; no experience without any work.”
First things first. Yes, some producers and companies will ignore your queries; some may even be rude to you. Some may even request your script, then never get back to you ever again, even if you follow up politely. It’s the nature of scriptwriting; all of this has happened to me and more over the years. It shouldn’t happen but it does.
But you CAN get read and it’s easier than you think.
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