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And it just kinda comes to me because I do the incessant footwork. I have structured my life in a way that I do what I like to do for work, therefore I am a workaholic and totally dig it. I am not afraid of work. I like doing. ” I was really attracted to this girl until she said that. It just killed it. That’s the lamest attitude I could imagine. I have always been a big fan of Thomas Edison. ” I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again— any junkie lying in the gutter has a tattered notebook full of great ideas, but he didn’t follow through with them.

I make marks only if something is dead wrong or really hard to understand. Basically, they have to make all the corrections in the same space as what they’re changing. With proofreading, I try not to do too much in a day. I only have a few hours’ worth in me in a given day, if I want to stay accurate. When I start glossing over the text quickly, it’s time to put it down and go on to some other task. Or take a nap. English is the fourth most common language in the world, after Mandarin, Hindustani, and Spanish.

He came here (from New York, mind you, the city writers are supposed to move to, not from) with nothing and became a household word in several industries. So I’m at Skylight Books bookstore on Vermont Avenue in the trendy Los Feliz ’hood of LA, sitting in the back of about a hundred people gathered at the screenwriter’s feet. This kid, probably 19 or 20, raises his hand after the reading and cuts right to the cat, “Hi. ” I thought this was pretty funny, and it actually worked for him. It sort of worked for me, but it can be exceedingly bad advice.

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