Over at Filmschoolrejects, Scott Beggs has an interesting article about his first couple years as a screenwriter. It's a great look at the ups and downs that are an intrinsic part of the industry's nature.
"What’s been my biggest lesson over the first ‘official’ two years of my career? Be great to work with. Be collaborative. Be open. Fight for your vision, but don’t be an ass. Listen to your instincts. Do the right thing. Don’t always take the advice of your reps. Do right by people. Keep reading screenplays. Keep watching movies. Spend time with your family."
Read the whole thing.