The Wall Street Journal

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: Pursuit of the Project

Screenwriter Jeanne Veillette Bowerman begins sharing her story of determination and perseverance as she chronicles the journey of transforming the Pulitzer Prize-winning historical exposé, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon, into a feature film.