Quit trying to be clever.
Instead, be obvious.
Why? That helps the reporter.
When you help the reporter, it’s easier for the reporter to help *you.*
Can you convey your idea in 90 seconds? Can you do it persuasively?
Whether it’s for reporters, investors, clients, partners, or anyone else, there’s a lot to learn about pitching from screenwriters. Here’s my recent finalist pitch for a screenplay, along with a nice set of dos and don’ts from screenwriting pros. Even if what you do is worlds away from the movie business, we get better at what we do–and set ourselves apart–when we go outside our own field.
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