Saturday, July 13, 2013

Screenwriting links, Saturday, July 13

Tig Notaro Says Being a Woman in Comedy Was Never an Issue [Twirlit]

'On Writing' with 'Weeds' and 'Orange is the New Black' pioneer Jenji Kohan  [Examiner]

6 Most Influential Women Writers You've Never Heard Of [Policymic]

It's Not Personal [Vela Magazine] - "But there seemed–not everywhere we went, but frequently enough for it to be a topic of discussion each night over nerve-calming beers–to be several presumptions at work when women pitched these stories: 1) that women would not write a journalistic story unless it had a personal angle and 2) that the personal should trump the journalistic, because what would sell was not necessarily the strength of the writing or reporting but the familiar formula of the young woman on a journey…the cover with a bright daisy and a cast-off pair of flip-flops on a serene beach."

‘Pacific Rim’ Premiere: Screenwriter Says Godzilla, ‘Jurassic Park’ Inspired Him [Variety]

'The X-Files' Turns 20: 'Breaking Bad' Creator On What He Learned From Mulder And Scully [Huffington Post]

Fruitvale Station: Interview Ryan Coogler [The Script Lab]

Black List to Host Inaugural Screenwriters Lab, Mentors Incude Billy Ray and Kiwi Smith [Indiewire]

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