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Must-Listen Writing Podcast with Steven James and… Yours Truly

It’s not often one gets to break bread and break stories with a national best-selling author, but that’s what I got to do this week with novelist Steven James in Asheville, North Carolina, at the prestigious 2014 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference.

Copying the masters…

I’m often asked by new writers how I learned how to write for film and television. I first learned how to write in journalism school, and then as a working journalist for 10 years or so before I morphed into writing for film and TV. So for me one of the big answers to the question is I learned how write scripts from READING OTHER PEOPLE’S SCRIPTS. Especially produced scripts.