“Goaded, I leaned forward and told them The Secret:

“Baby steps.

“In order to write a good screenplay, you have to be willing to write a bad screenplay.  The minute you become willing to write badly, you’ll be able to write.  And you will do it . . . one day at a time.”


Julia Cameron, The Vein of Gold (New York: Tarcher/Putnam, 1996), 207.