The Wall Street Journal has a great story on what happens if you cross a television script writer. If you’re an actor, you get written out of the script. If you’re not famous, you become an unflattering character.
Yes this sounds awfully passive-aggressive. But it gets explained beautifully in the last paragraph.
This “We’re all writers,” adds co-creator Mike Barker. “If we weren’t cowards, we’d be actors.”
The whole thing is worth reading. It has some wonderful examples.
It makes me want to write fiction. I got a long list of characters I want to write about.
Sure. Apparently it’s award winning writing though.