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Specs & The City: 5 Things Screenwriters Can Be Thankful For

Let’s be honest, shall we? Trying to break in as a professional screenwriter is a non-stop, up at dawn, pride swallowing siege, that we will never fully tell our friends and family about (thank you Cameron Crowe).  Only other writers can truly know what it’s like to be a writer, which makes it all...

Unscripted: How Twitter Can Help Your Career

To many writers, Twitter is a mystery. When someone first suggested I join Twitter three years ago, I thought, “What a time suck.” Yes, it can be, but it can also advance your career in ways you never imagined. Here’s a piece I wrote for Tribeca, Hooked on Twitter: How 140 Characters Breeds a...

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BALLS OF STEEL: How to Grow a Set

But since this column’s birth eight weeks ago, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman has received countless tweets, emails and Facebook messages asking how a recovering insecureaholic like her could have grown such a big “set." But it was a string of direct messages on Twitter last night that made her realize the importance of sharing her...