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Balls of Steel: The Perfect Storm

Most writers like to believe we can create great stories all by our lonesome selves -- and many of us can. But for me, brainstorming with trusted friends brings out the best in my writing. It challenges me to take my work to the next level. I like to be pushed … even into...

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Balls of Steel: The Walk of Shame

Collaborating with friends has always been a tightrope act. If you add value to a friend's project, or he to yours, then forge ahead. If not, it may be time to cut professional ties. Either way, you may lose the friendship over the course of a project.

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Podcast: Screenwriter Annie Mumolo Talks BRIDESMAIDS

"We wrote the script in six days," says screenwriter Annie Mumolo of the whirlwind experience she had writing the new Judd Apatow-produced comedy Bridesmaids. The film is about a group of ladies who come together when one of them gets married. Mumolo co-wrote the script with friend and star of the film, SNL star...