I liked it a lot better this way, than going from novelist to screenwriter, mainly because there's a level of discipline and economy that you just can't play with. In a screenplay you're locked into an industry-established standard of length—and [...]
Based on your own experience in the field, and your understanding of the film industry as it stands now, what advice would you give to someone like me hoping to get there?
I am 22, and success does not happen overnight. What do you think the best way to navigate this path is, other than writing on my own? The number one important thing, more than anything else, is learning the craft [...]