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Old 02-25-2010, 02:27 PM   #43
Geoff Alexander
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Default Re: So, I got my first meeting with a producer tomorrow afternoon...

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Originally Posted by sc111 View Post
Jeff --

Okay, fair enough. I have another question for you (and anyone else in the biz who can chime in). And I do appreciate your time. It's a sincere question -- not a gotcha thing ...

I was wondering if there is a risk for the new unsold, unoptioned writer of getting overexposed to a degree (not in the naked sense), going to a lot of meetings, landing no sale, no assignment, yet their name getting known (and sometimes actually being asked outright who else has read their scripts) ... could it be a detriment to become known as someone virtually everyone has met with but no one has hired? At some point will the rose pale?
No. Because these meetings are coming off of people reading...and liking...your work.

Most meetings lead to nothing. Everyone knows that. Beyond that, you can't have too many fans.
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