I Researched How to Pitch a TV Pilot and Remembered How Discouragement for New Writers Really Feels


Check out this interesting post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the experience of pitching a TV pilot

Novelty Revisions

I am so, so sorry.

I may have forgotten what it’s really like to be new at this. And that’s totally my fault.

To be clear, I’m not currently writing, and have never technically finished, a television pilot. I’ve thought about it. I have some ideas stored in a compartment deep down in my brain. I’m not an expert in this area of writing or production.

Which is exactly why my latest Google search left me feeling so … small and insignificant.

I’ve written books, articles, sales copy … honestly, a little bit of everything. The only area I really haven’t touched, or even looked into out of curiosity, is screenwriting.

But a small flicker of an idea for a show appeared in the background of my thought chorus the other day. And for the first time, I found myself wondering: how does pitching work in TV?

It turns out…

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