How to Become a Successful Writer – Hollywood Style

I decided I wanted to be a writer in the third grade when I created my first short story, Timmy the Turtle. Honestly, I didn’t believe I had a future, but my English teacher fell in love with it and hung it on the bulletin board. To a young schoolgirl, that was like having a New York Times best seller!

You can learn the craft of writing from reading books by people who are self-publishing gurus, or you can join numerous writers’ support groups, if you are in to that sort of thing […]

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Wes Craven never wanted a sequel for what would become his most successful franchise.

As far as he was concerned Fred Krueger was a one-off nightmare, a character whose end would be swift and memorable. Others could not afford to be so romantic. Before Elm Street New Line Cinema was a small production company which could not match its expenses […]

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