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“Write What You Know?” No.

There is no writer alive who has not been advised, “Write what you know.” And there are few writers who have not, in the course of following this advice, spent months or years producing a personally cathartic but boringly predictable work.     Read more »


Letters to Young Filmmakers – Table of Contents

Becoming a Filmmaker.. xiv

Becoming a Professional Filmmaker ..xvii

Fate vs. Destiny .. 3

War .. 5

It’s Who You Know .. 9

“Born Creative”? .. 11

The Principal Principle of Creativity.. 13

Inspiration .. 17

Originality.. 20

Ideas.. 24

Pitching.. 26                Read more »