When U Grow Up You want to be a Disney Writer

Lara, a recent grad, reaches out to professional screenwriter Shruthi to untangle the nebulous world of paid writing.

4:05 – Screenwriting 101

6:45 – New York to Los Angeles is a terrible commute

7:31 – The power of “wanting it more”

10:00 – To be a screenwriter, spy, sportswriter, or something else???

12:15 – “Live the story you want to tell”

16:25 – The three levels of art in writing

19:55 – Writing for different mediums

23:23 – Tell yourself the story of your identity and purpose

26:55 – Your 11 year old self holds the secret to your career