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Funny In Failure

Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Linda Seger is a screenwriting & story coach, screenplay consultant, copyright expert witness, author and international speaker. In fact, she is one of the most prolific authors on screenwriting, having written 16 books, with ten on screenwriting, including the best-selling, Making a Good Script Great, Creating Unforgettable Characters and Writing Subtext.

Linda has created and defined the career of Script Consultant (the first one ever) and has consulted on over 2,000 scripts including over 50 produced feature films and over 35 produced television projects.

Linda was the consultant for Peter Jackson’s breakthrough film, Brain Dead and for Roland Emmerich’s breakthrough film, Universal Soldier.  She was the script consultant on Pasttime and Picture Bride–both winners of the Audience Favorite Award at the Sundance Film Festival–as well as for the films The Long Walk HomeThe Neverending Story IILutherRomero, and television movies and mini-series including The Bridge, the Danish-Swedish mini-series.

Her clients have won numerous awards, including Academy Awards, and have gained recognition from numerous film festivals and many achieving box office hits. She’s lectured in over 33 countries and has given seminars for studios, networks, production companies, television series, film commissions, universities and film schools. Ron Howard has also endorsed her bestselling book, Making a Good Script Great, saying he used this book to inform all of his movies beginning with Apollo 13.

In this podcast, we chat about retirement, being a good person, screen writing, success, finding yourself, ego, negative people, mental blocks, saying yes, conflict management, paving the way for others, power, competition and teamwork, collaboration and failure.

Check out Linda:

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  • Books: You Talkin' to Me?: How to Write Great Dialogue
  • Jesus Rode A Donkey: Why Millions of Christians Are Democrats

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