Thanks to Nicole who sent me this article on a new documentary about one of my favorite writers: Nora Ephron. She's probably one of yours, too -- if you don't recognize her name. She was the queen of the Chick Flick -- but wrote them so well that men would watch them, as well.
When Harry Met Sally
You've Got Mail
Sleepless in Seattle
Anyway, it's set to air on March 21 on HBO. She used to say, "Everything is copy." For a writer, that is true. Anne Lamott has her own version of that (the dangers of knowing writers!)
"You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.”Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life