Oct 31, 2017
John and Craig talk with uber-screenwriter Scott Frank (Out of Sight, Get Shorty, Minority Report, Logan) about how his feature script Godless ended up as a miniseries at Netflix.
We then invite more guests up to discuss what movies can learn from the success of TV:
- Guinevere Turner (American Psycho, Go Fish)
Oct 24, 2017
John and Craig welcome Daley Haggar and Dara Resnik to examine the potential impacts of the Harvey Weinstein revelations on Hollywood.
What should have been done? And what should happen next to foster a safer, saner and more inclusive industry culture?
We also explore gender dynamics in a television writers...
Oct 23, 2017
Daley Haggar shares her experience in the writers room. Originally posted on Lenny Letter.
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Oct 17, 2017
John welcomes Grant Faulkner, Executive Director of NaNoWriMo and author of Pep Talks for Writers, to discuss the writing process and how to get out of your own way creatively.
We explore the ubiquity of the Other Syndrome and the perils of envy. We also look at pen names, “throw-away writing,” and the advantages of...
Oct 10, 2017
John and Craig attempt to answer the question that many aspiring screenwriters dare not ask aloud: when -- if ever -- is the right time to give up on the dream of becoming a working screenwriter?
Relatedly, is it okay to omit “aspiring” when describing oneself as a screenwriter? How do you ask friends for career...