Tomorrow, an army of geeks descends on San Diego — and many of them would kill to write for television. Comic-Con always hosts panels about TV writing, and they're always standing-room only. But how do you learn the craft?
A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product through stories instead of benefits and bullet points, sign-ups went through the roof.
Spanish auteur Almodovar (All About My Mother, Volver, The Skin I Live In) reveals his secret to finding the right actors, the benefits of being uncool and why you should listen in on your mother's conversations.
About six years ago, I started collecting any information I could find about the daily routines of writers, artists, and other creative people—first for a blog that I ran for a couple of years, and then for a book that, I'm pleased to announce,...