The "Anytime" call packages can be used for individual script evaluations and notes, outline or conceptual brainstorming, to long-term support on a weekly basis for the professionally-minded writer. There are also options to bundle support with virtual and live writing retreats
A personal writing coach, mentor, consultant, advocate.
Education plus creative development equals ongoing success. Over half of Story Farm writers have gone on to receive script options, and land representation. Plus, with the bi-weekly Zoom workshops, Story Farm writers can belong to a community of supportive peers who push each other toward success.
Let's work together at creating your success.
Make a commitment to your screenwriting career. The Anytime Call Packages are for writers who are looking for extensive development notes, ongoing brainstorming, one-on-one intensive feedback via phone with written notes...all to support your education AND the full development of your scripts.
We're looking for any writers who are dedicated to their long term careers, whether you've never written a screenplay before, or you're an industry veteran looking for ongoing support. We can and do work with writers who have only one screenplay they intend to finish and polish, but it is suggested that you prepare for longevity if you intend to find success in this business. We can help! We also work with novelists who want to adapt their book into script form, even if you've never written a screenplay before.
Designed by 17-year industry veteran screenplay writing consultant, author, and the ISA's Director of Education and VP of Creative Screenwriter Prods, Max Timm. The Story Farm provides weekly calls, assignments, deadlines, notes and script evaluations that help you brainstorm, outline, and build your stories throughout the initial conception of the story idea, or during your rewrite process if you've already written the script (or book or any other source material). We offer the foundations of screenwriting education, plus extensive creative support to make the writing process easier and more manageable.
Thorough notes no matter where you are in the development process (for the long-term package writers). Max will give you assignments and hold you to deadlines. Once you are finished with the script, you get a whole new set of notes on the finished product. You then start a new project, and the cycle of support and development continues. You also receive free online coursework and lectures that help keep you on track and provide educational content to allow that creativity to flow.
Check out the tabs at Tips & Education tab at the top of this page for free resources like blog posts (audio and video coming soon). Also, because of Max's affiliation and work with the Int'l Screenwriters' Assoc (ISA), you will have access to a network of available podcasts, writing gigs, educational content, industry professionals looking to read your material, inside-info on screenplay contests, and so much more. Check out www.NetworkISA.org
To get your material to a place that is ready for industry submission, and launch your career (regardless of your experience). You can work on as many projects as you wish during the duration of the service, but it is The Story Farm's intent to get a writer to finish four projects in one year or 12 months, including rewrites. We believe if you have at least ten hours per week to dedicate to your writing, we can help you develop multiple projects quickly and effectively.
Head to the Testimonials tab at the top of this page for first-hand reviews of Max and The Story Farm. The response we've received since launching The Story Farm in October of 2016 has been so wonderful and inspiring that our staff has been beaming with pride. Success stories continue to come in, from script options, to major contest wins, A-list attachments to material, and writers landing an agent or manager, the successes keep stacking up and we love it. We can't wait to help you create your own personal success.
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