Plagiarize Yourself

If you have a good idea that the client doesn’t buy, don’t throw it away. Keep it in a file somewhere. If it’s really a great idea, you’ll find a home for it sometime in your career. Aaron Sorkin’s built an amazing reputation doing just that. Even when his copy’s produced. Works for him.

3 thoughts on “Plagiarize Yourself

  1. Weird glitch. How did our conversation get on this post?
    Anyway, we were just having this conversation the other day. Especially pitch ideas, which are often killed and quickly forgotten. Keep them around. Keep all your work organized in some way.

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