Freelance Achievement Stickers!

  Because sometimes we all need a little validation. See the rest of the Jeremy Nguyen’s cartoon at The New…

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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…

11 months ago


“I got on the phone with Rob and Andy and told them they had ruined the picture, that it was…

1 year ago

Python Looks at Hollywood

Story development at Twentieth Century Vole. (5:47) As a group and as individuals, Monty Python’s Flying Circus (John Cleese, Michael…

1 year ago

When Filmmaking Met Politics

“The blacklist was a time of evil. No one on either side who survived it came through untouched by evil.…

1 year ago

Overthinking a Story

Two-and-a-half minutes of  overthinking and cocktails. Matthew Saville (Writer/Director)  A Month of Sundays, Noise  

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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…

1 year ago

“Overnight” success

“If you dispense with about seven or eight years of freelance writing, and working in local television, and collecting maybe…

1 year ago

Making Money Writing

“Whenever I am asked what kind of writing is the most lucrative, I have to say, a ransom note.” —…

2 years ago