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On Writing a Hollywood Novel: Finding Yourself Tap Dancing on a Minefield You Weren’t Aware Was There, Or When Fun Fiction Meets an Uglier Reality

Something has been troubling me recently, and as the New Year is approaching I decided to clear my mind. Little did I know that when I thinly disguised two (secondary)… Read more On Writing a Hollywood Novel: Finding Yourself Tap Dancing on a Minefield You Weren’t Aware Was There, Or When Fun Fiction Meets an Uglier Reality

“My God, I think there have been more books on Marilyn Monroe than on World War 2, and there’s a great similarity. It was not easy. It was hell. But it was well worth it once you got it on the screen.” Billy Wilder

“She was an absolute genius as a comedic actress, with an extraordinary sense for comedic dialogue. It was a God-given gift. Believe me, in the last fifteen years there were… Read more “My God, I think there have been more books on Marilyn Monroe than on World War 2, and there’s a great similarity. It was not easy. It was hell. But it was well worth it once you got it on the screen.” Billy Wilder