PERSONAL JOURNEYS

New York

California girl crashes New York’s biggest summer concert

A couple months ago I mentioned to my bosses that I would love the opportunity to go to New York one day and help our hip hop sister station, Hot 97, with their signature show “Summer Jam”. They immediately set […]

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

What Kristin Newman was doing while I was breeding

Ever wonder what your single friends are doing while you’re off getting married and having babies? If you’re sitcom writer Kristin Newman, then you document your travels through singlehood in a hilarious and sexy book actually called What I Was […]

ER cast

The resurrection of ‘ER’

This is part 2 of the birth of ER (click here to read part 1). Our first and only network pitch of ER had been a disaster, and I was dreading the call from NBC with their verdict on the […]

writingprocess-hollywoodjournal

Work smarter, not quicker

I have found that as a writer my wandering, overstimulated mind stays best occupied when it has multiple projects to work on at once. Which is both a blessing and a curse. It’s great to have a manager whom I […]

Love and Human Remains

Playwrights on the horizon

In a recent graduation ceremony Jim Carrey shared this beautiful message: “You can spend your life imagining ghosts, worrying about the pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions that we […]

Hot air balloon

Specificity, and also a million other things

I have never really been good at devoting my focus and energy to one thing at a time. On a larger scale, at least. If I’m working on a certain project or something with a deadline, I will get it […]

1 2 3 59