Here are some articles written by Mike to help you with your writing.
To Register, or Not To Register, Your Copyright
You’ve just finished that screenplay you’ve been breaking your back for the last six months to write. Will you bother to register your copyright with the Copyright Office at the Library of Congress?
The Disease of Writing
How do you deal with the urge to quit, to never finish what you started? By learning to love the process.
An Interview with Robert McKee
Don’t try to tell Robert McKee, fabled “Story” guru, that Hollywood is placing stumbling blocks in the way of your success. “That’s all just a bunch of whining,” he said. “It just means you haven’t written a story of surpassing quality.”
Authors, Agents, and Publishers: Who, What, When, Where and How
How to Get Rejected
If your goal is to get rejected by an agent, learn from the experts.
License to Steal: Good Ideas, Bad Ideas, and Copyright Infringement
“Someone stole my idea” is a common refrain but actually hard to prove in court.
The California Talent Agencies Act and Personal Managers: Are They or Aren’t They Covered?
What happens when managers act like agents?