Books made into Movies is the next topic in the monthly Poppins Book Nook virtual book club. So we set out to find the that have been turned into movies.
Say you have a great book and have secured an agent who, in addition to pitching it to publishers, can connect you to a film agent or help you shop the film rights directly. A producer might come along and offer to option it. In this scenario, you would basically be agreeing to give this person exclusive rights to of getting your book made into a movie. The length of an option is typically 12 to 18 months, often with the option to extend.
Not only are adaptations appealing to studios, having one in your portfolio as a writing sample shows an agent or manager your diversity and increases your odds of getting a paid writing gig.
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