Jack Milgram recently put together a fun infographic about 20 famous writers and their weirdest habits. He kindly gave us permission to post it here. You can check out the original and many more infographics by Jack at Custom Writing.
by Angela Bourassa At the recent ScriptFest in Burbank, I had the pleasure of attending Jessica Sitomer's free class on Networking for Introverts. When you get a large group of screenwriters together, a vast majority of them are likely to be introverts, and many of us flocked to Jessica's talk to learn everything we could... Continue Reading →
To be clear, I'm not suggesting that you should get drunk every time you sit down to write. But I do think it's interesting and worthy of note that so many writers are heavy drinkers. In fact, over 70% of people who have won the Nobel prize for literature have been alcoholics. For comparison, 8%... Continue Reading →
We’re past the age of heroes and hero kings. … Most of our lives are basically mundane and dull, and it’s up to the writer to find ways to make them interesting.
The writer is by nature a dreamer-- a conscious dreamer.
If something in your writing gives support to people in their lives, that's more than just entertainment-which is what we writers all struggle to do, to touch people.
Writers are lucky. Whatever the mood, no matter the longing, the writer can use his words to connect himself to any world he wishes to visit.
If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.
Writers write about what obsesses them.
Writers are only rarely likable.