14 Feb, 2019

Only Hope

By |2019-03-01T00:48:44-07:00February 14th, 2019|Creative Survival, The Writer's Life|0 Comments

Often when I’m around a group of writers it doesn’t take long before one of them starts to complain.

“My agent won’t call me.”
“The producer didn’t like my script.”
“Everyone I know is doing so much better than I am.”
“I’m not getting anywhere in this business.”
“There’s nothing going on […]

22 Mar, 2018

You – in the Writers Room

By |2018-04-01T17:01:20-07:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’re in the writers room, working on a TV series. Every weekday you arrive, ready to collaborate with other smart writers. The showrunner, your boss, has created characters you’re excited to write for and a series you’re thrilled to help on. You have a desk and an office and the show buys you lunch every day. Before […]

28 Dec, 2017

Your Amazing Year!

By |2018-04-01T16:34:29-07:00December 28th, 2017|Creative Survival, The Writer's Life|0 Comments

The holidays are whipping by as they usually do. They might be leaving you breathless with parties and shopping and other celebrations. Or perhaps you’re relaxing in front of the TV with your feet up or making trips to the movie theatre or obsessed with your favorite […]

16 Nov, 2017

Confidence is Not Required

By |2017-12-20T14:45:50-07:00November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’ve been hearing this over and over again from writer friends and clients: some believe they’re handicapped because they don’t have confidence. Without it, they say, they are floundering in their writing careers. I don’t think confidence is required.

On Dictionary.com confidence is described these ways:

1. full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a […]