Follow your Hollywood dreams

Breaking into Hollywood

Breaking through ‘The Wall’

True or false? It just takes one script to break a writer into the industry… True and false. One script can break through that barrier between Hollywood Land and No Man’s Land, but that one script is smudged and smeared […]

Pacific Coast Highway

So I’m a writer now, right?

When do you feel like you’ve arrived at being a bonafide writer? I took a while to come to terms with this, because I didn’t want to feel like I hijacked the title. For example, you can only say you […]

Long road

The myth of overnight success

After 20+ years in the mainstream entertainment industry, most of it as a hiring executive, and 5 years as the writer of an entertainment career website, Your Industry Insider, I released a book called Breaking Into the Biz: The Insider’s […]

Courtney Love

Living the dream with Courtney Love

Several years ago, or maybe it was a decade (who can remember), my then writing partner and I wrote a spec screenplay that received all kinds of Hollywood buzz. You know, the buzz that first time writers dream about while […]

Save Rock

Crowdfunding: As enjoyable as skinny dipping with relatives

It started innocently enough. I had an idea to create an original rock opera for my fan fiction web series, Once Upon A…Anonymous. I figured since we had built a decent fan base, and I had financed our first season […]

Jennifer Aniston "CAKE"

Jennifer Aniston and the perfect ending

I was always thinking up stories as a kid – fantastical tales in which I was the protagonist, and that were usually based on big plot devices like time travel. I didn’t write any of these stories down until I […]

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