I listened to an interesting Fresh Air interview with Francis Coppola. Among many interesting things he said, he encourages filmmakers to get married and have kids early. He says that yes, kids take up a lot of time. But when you have a family, you focus much harder on getting stuff done than when you're a carefree single guy going out on dates.
I will confirm that I did not get more written before I had kids. Having kids forces you to be serious about your work.
Technically, Coppola only urges male filmmakers to get married; he urges female filmmakers to stay single, so they don't have to take care of some guy and his kids. But he's from another generation. There is no reason that a female filmmaker can't marry someone who will take care of her and her kids.
Ha, that's assuming the dad sticks around. It's been six years since I got pregnant and I only just started writing again a few weeks ago.
But hey, at least I'm writing!
Ha, that's assuming the dad sticks around. I got pregnant six years and I only just started writing again a few weeks ago.
But hey, at least I'm writing again.
Got any good links for writing radio drama?
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