What I Learned as a Fiction Writer Collaborating on My First Screenplay and What It Taught Me About Democracy: A Personal History

* Guest post by fiction writer and member Sabrina Tom In 2nd grade I was voted bossiest in the class slam book. A bad label for a girl of any age. So recently when I agreed to partner with a friend to write a screenplay this was what I was most worried about. Never mind … Continue reading What I Learned as a Fiction Writer Collaborating on My First Screenplay and What It Taught Me About Democracy: A Personal History

Writing A Novel

This week, I'm posting up about something pretty cool. Books! I know I mostly post about film and television, because that's mainly my background. I love books too, and may be posting some interviews for them from time to time. I found a great article on the best resources for writing a novel. Check it … Continue reading Writing A Novel

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Writing

“It’s as though you have a certain music in your head, and trying to get that music out on the page is absolute hell. But what you have to do is give yourself a day, go back, revise, over and over and over again.” Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me

Chuck Palahniuk

“No matter how careful you are, there's going to be the sense you missed something, the collapsed feeling under your skin that you didn't experience it all. There's that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should've been paying attention.” Chuck Palahniuk

Annie Proulx Quote

“There was some open space between what he knew and what he tried to believe, but nothing could be done about it, and if you can't fix it you've got to stand it.” Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain