HOW TO BE A WRITER, NOT GO CRAZY AND SURVIVE

  Over the years, I’ve learned how to survive emotionally and psychologically in Hollywood so I didn’t end up floating face down in Norma Desmond’s swimming pool. (See SUNSET BOULEVARD, the movie.  It’s fantastic.  One of the top ten movies of all time.) I don’t get my ego strokes only if someone likes the script, […]

I HAVE SCRIPT NOTES FOR YOU – DON’T KILL ME

Two of my recent script consultations freaked out when I gave them notes on their scripts.   My notes were referred to as “Callous.”   And “Not helpful at all.”   Hmmm.   Getting notes on a script you’ve worked your fingers to bone on is difficult stuff.  I know.  I’m terrible at getting notes.  I get […]