As a person who writes movies and television scripts, I look at a film or a show differently from say, my mom or my sister, in the way that my brother who is a musician listens to a song. I see action lines, scene headings, look for character arcs, and cringe at on the nose dialogue. And as someone who is only recently learning that I cannot control everything (nor do I need to), I got to be very precious about my work, believe, perhaps correctly or incorrectly, that no one would be able to properly convey what I had in my mind and put on the page on to the screen. Therefore, I would have to write, cast, produce, direct, edit, and promote all of my projects on my own and breathe somewhere in the moments in between. That was the only logical answer.
But that’s just ridiculous.Read More