literally earn money by writing screenplays.
All things considered, the number of people who are paid to write screenplays or television scripts is small. Screenwriting is a competitive industry in the sense that more people would like to get in than are needed, and that it’s often difficult to connect with people who pay for scripts: the path to established entertainment industry professionals who regularly pay for some form of screenwriting is blocked by any number of gatekeepers. This isn’t to infer that becoming a paid screenwriter is an impossibility as it’s clearly not, but there are challenges involved.
One of the forms people take to establishing screenwriting careers is to get screenwriting training at a university. There are a number of universities that offer screenwriting programs, and those programs with established ties to the