Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts, and never hope more than you work.
You see, in my view a writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep... Continue Reading →
I can understand the validity of showing people the ugliness of the world, but I also think there is a place for movies to leave people with a sense of hope. If your film isn't going to do that, I just don't think it's worth making.
Jeanne Veillette Bowerman wrote this great article about having both faith and hope when it comes to your writing career.