Category Archives: The Biz

“Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail” or “What If…You Believed in Yourself”

Great post I discovered in my inbox from Script magazine, “Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail.”  Plenty of articles on writing good scripts but no one can claim on knowing how to break in. Here, the author doesn’t even

“Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail” or “What If…You Believed in Yourself”

Great post I discovered in my inbox from Script magazine, “Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail.”  Plenty of articles on writing good scripts but no one can claim on knowing how to break in. Here, the author doesn’t even

Build it (write it, tape it, create it) and they will come. The genius and inspiration of a 9 year old’s cardboard arcade. #dayofplay

I look to life and nonfiction for my fiction because I cannot imagine in my wildest dreams the horrors, the beauty, and mind-blowing inventions and achievements that surround me.  Case in point: I did a doubletake when I read in

Build it (write it, tape it, create it) and they will come. The genius and inspiration of a 9 year old’s cardboard arcade. #dayofplay

I look to life and nonfiction for my fiction because I cannot imagine in my wildest dreams the horrors, the beauty, and mind-blowing inventions and achievements that surround me.  Case in point: I did a doubletake when I read in

Success in writing or anything else has as much to do with habit and practice than talent: Early Morning

EXCUSES. In the same category as BLAME, they can at times be real, at times really have impacted results. BUT. Life alert: no one friggin cares. But if the Olympics hasn’t inspired you to be more like: –instead of your true

Success in writing or anything else has as much to do with habit and practice than talent: Early Morning

EXCUSES. In the same category as BLAME, they can at times be real, at times really have impacted results. BUT. Life alert: no one friggin cares. But if the Olympics hasn’t inspired you to be more like: –instead of your true

An Olympics Mishmash Vision Board for Inspiration. Find Your Sculling Sloth.

On this week’s theme of building habits for your success, I can’t help but include the Olympics. As much as I joke about the hotness of the Olympians — except girls’ gymnastics, the one sport I think the world really

An Olympics Mishmash Vision Board for Inspiration. Find Your Sculling Sloth.

On this week’s theme of building habits for your success, I can’t help but include the Olympics. As much as I joke about the hotness of the Olympians — except girls’ gymnastics, the one sport I think the world really

The Power of Habit: Success isn’t all about luck. A roadmap to changing your career and personal path.

Although luck may have a lot to do with success or even a productive life, there is a lot within your control. You may just not know what those factors may be. One day a few months ago, after being

The Power of Habit: Success isn’t all about luck. A roadmap to changing your career and personal path.

Although luck may have a lot to do with success or even a productive life, there is a lot within your control. You may just not know what those factors may be. One day a few months ago, after being

Last Day for Slamdance Teleplay Competition! And why submitting sucked today

Submitting to Slamdance was like limping towards the finish line — damn being an immigrant and having idioms messed up! Is it “crawling to Golgotha” that I’m searching for here? Anyway, it took every ounce I had to do it.

Last Day for Slamdance Teleplay Competition! And why submitting sucked today

Submitting to Slamdance was like limping towards the finish line — damn being an immigrant and having idioms messed up! Is it “crawling to Golgotha” that I’m searching for here? Anyway, it took every ounce I had to do it.

CBS Looking for (Diverse) Comedians

Deadline: FRIDAY, AUGUST 3RD! CBS is looking for submissions for their next comedy diversity showcase.   It’s a showcase for diverse actors, but the audience includes agents and executives. Submit a writing sample (episodic or sketch) or a video of a

CBS Looking for (Diverse) Comedians

Deadline: FRIDAY, AUGUST 3RD! CBS is looking for submissions for their next comedy diversity showcase.   It’s a showcase for diverse actors, but the audience includes agents and executives. Submit a writing sample (episodic or sketch) or a video of a