Slavery by Another Name

BALLS OF STEEL: Be Careful What You Ask For

In her first post, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shared her relentless journey acquiring the adaptation gig for the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name. She naively assumed getting the author, Douglas A. Blackmon, to agree would be the hardest part. How tough could the rest be?

BALLS OF STEEL: Tweet to Success

Twitter is a big, fat timesuck. An evil black hole of procrastination. Nothing decent could possibly come from it. How many of you feel that way? Go ahead, raise your hands. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman admits, she shared that thought, too… until Twitter totally changed her perspective as a writer.

BALLS OF STEEL: The Passion of a Huston

If you have the name “Huston," any door in the film industry will fly open… or will it? We're sure you’ve heard the myth a million times: It’s not what you know; it’s who you know. Pull up a bar stool while Jeanne Veillette Bowerman blasts that myth out of the...