Snapshot: Neil Garguilo
In one home I was raised by Nintendo, in the other Comedy Central, MTV, and Conan.
Snapshot: Jocelyn Rish
Now I’m driven to write books that will draw in reluctant readers, so they can escape into books like I used to do.
Snapshot: Michael Felker
... 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.
Snapshot: Jessica Kane
"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.
Snapshot: Quincy Ledbetter
The beautifully tragic thing about this absolutely mental way of life is that you have no desire to do anything else.
Snapshot: Meryl Jones Williams
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.
Snapshot: Bernardo Duran, Jr
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.
Snapshot: Grace Swee
It's okay to take the time to find and seek—both yourself and the story you hope to tell.
Snapshot: Skyler Lawson
If you’re trying to hit the zeitgeist, you’re gonna miss and be too late. Authenticity is timeless ...
Snapshot: Karina Evans
I was dropped into a radioactive vat of freckles and now roam the Earth to ginger-fy its people. Er—no. Wrong origin story.
Snapshot: Laura Picklesimer
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.
Snapshot: Lisa Garvey
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.