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When writing is like gardening
"Bad work is the manure from which good work emerges." -- Harold Clurman Harold Clurman (Theater Director/Critic) (1901-1980) More)
Freelance Achievement Stickers!
  Because sometimes we all need a little validation. See the rest of the Jeremy Nguyen's cartoon at More)
Helpful muse
Jim C. Hines (Author) Hines is a fant (More)
Zen and the Art of Note Getting
“When I start getting notes, it just starts to sound like the teacher from the Peanuts cartoon. I was in a meeting, I wrote this pilot for AMC, and we’re all sitting there and they’re giving me all their notes and I’m listening and at one point I say (More)
Misery
"I got on the phone with Rob and Andy and told them they had ruined the picture, that it was a great and memorable scene they had changed, it was the reason I had taken the job. I was incoherent (they are friends, they expect that) but I made m (More)
Python Looks at Hollywood
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qdNCEL5JKF8&feature=youtu.be Story development at Twentieth Century Vole. (5:47) As a group and as individuals, Monty Python's Flying Circus (More)
Kenneth Lonergan on Manchester by the Sea
"Nowadays, it feels like it's not permissible to leave something unresolved. I mean, what the fuck is closure? Some people never get that. Some people live with their trauma for years. I'm not interested in rubbing people's faces in suffering, or in (More)
When Filmmaking Met Politics
“The blacklist was a time of evil. No one on either side who survived it came through untouched by evil. There was bad faith and good, honesty and dishonesty, courage and cowardice, selflessness and opportunism, wisdom and stupidity, good and bad on (More)
Overthinking a Story
Two-and-a-half minutes of  overthinking and cocktails. Matthew Saville (Writer/Director)  A Month of Sundays, Noise &n (More)
Discouragement, or Lack Thereof
"You cannot discourage a writer. If someone can talk you out of being a writer, you're not a writer. If I can talk you out of being a writer, I've done you a favor, because now you'll be free to pursue your real talent, whatever that may be. And, for (More)
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