In one home I was raised by Nintendo, in the other Comedy Central, MTV, and Conan.
Now I’m driven to write books that will draw in reluctant readers, so they can escape into books like I used to do.
... nothing makes me happier than engaging with a new script or film idea that challenges who I am, what I'm feeling, and what I want to say. That pursuit, in my opinion, is what makes a person an artist.
"The sooner you embrace your weirdest self, the sooner you'll find the stories you were meant to tell." -Benjamin Franklin...actually did not say this.
The beautifully tragic thing about this absolutely mental way of life is that you have no desire to do anything else.
Having been told my entire life I feel too much, I am now in love with working in a medium that defies a lie we tell ourselves to avoid transformation.
When you start writing, your first instinct is to want to write for other people—but you quickly learn that it's not always sustainable to do so.
It's okay to take the time to find and seek—both yourself and the story you hope to tell.
If you’re trying to hit the zeitgeist, you’re gonna miss and be too late. Authenticity is timeless ...
I was dropped into a radioactive vat of freckles and now roam the Earth to ginger-fy its people. Er—no. Wrong origin story.
After college, I worked as a freelance writer and editor, along with several other side gigs, including an ill-fated stint as a Hollywood apartment manager.
I’ve learned I’m really stubborn about my work. I just can’t bring myself to give up on something once I’ve started.
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