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    Frequently Asked Questions about submitting a script to SimplyScripts

How should I format my work?

Your work should be submitted in screenplay format. There are several free and low cost options to choose from to help format your script.

And I highly recommend Anthony Cawood's very inexpensive book How to... Sell Your Screenplay which has a lot of information on free and cheap screenwriting software options as well as other information about getting your screenplay sold.

What happens after I submit my work?

The script will be reviewed for appropriateness for hosting or posting on simplyscripts.com. This can take up to 10 days. The script will first be posted on the discussion forum. Once a week, the previous weeks scripts will be posted to the main Unproduced Original Script Page. After a week or so, the script will be moved to a Last Weeks Scripts page. Monthly, the Full Script and Genre and Script Search Database will be updated.

If you have submitted more than one script at a time, the remaining scripts will probably be posted over the next weeks after the first script has been posted

I'm worried that my script will be stolen. If it is stolen what will you do about it.

Protection of your work is your responsibility. Submission of your work indicates that you agree to NOT hold SimplyScripts or its owners responsible if your work is stolen or misused in any way.

Let me be clear: Your work can be stolen.

Here are some resources about protecting your work. It is strongly suggested that your title page include This screenplay may not be used or reproduced for any purpose including educational purposes without the expressed written permission of the author.

How do I get my work removed?

Just submit your name, email address and script title to the Remove My Script page. The work will be down within 10 days if not sooner. Note: If you want to remove a script because you have a new draft, please go to the Submit Your Script page and check, This is a script, logline, genre, or title update to a work already on the site.

How do I update a work already on the site?

Just submit your script as you originally did and check the This is a script, logline, genre, or title update to a work already on the site.. I will update whatever is new.

Why come I can't just post the first few pages of my script? Why do you insist on "complete" scripts?

I am afraid that posting incomplete works would flood the site with junk. You are welcome to post your work in progress on the discussion board in the Work In Progress section.

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