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inspirational and beautiful writing quotes

Writing is a solitary business. It takes over your life. In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. Even when he's there, he's not really there.
Paul Auster

You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If somebody drives it off a cliff, that's it.
Rita Mae Brown

Screenwriting," she once said, "is like writing in the sand with the wind blowing."
Frances Marion

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospection.
Anaïs Nin

hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I write and I understand.
Chinese proverb

Writing is so difficult that I often feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment thereafter
Jessamyn West

Writing is so difficult that I often feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment thereafter
Jessamyn West

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise for the writer, no surprise for the reader.
Robert Frost

I shall live bad if I do not write and I shall write bad if I do no…

BACK FROM A FEW DAYS OFF

Back from a few days off, feeling relaxed and inspired i have added 3 new projects to my screenplays to come!
Jordan.

TWITTER

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opened this account about 15 days ago. A good friend of mine told me about this,
I kindy like the site!
Jordan.

RECOLLECTION OF A NICE DAY

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In this picture: Josiane Balasko.
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INTERVIEW

For those who haven't read it yet:

JASMA/RICHARD VASSEUR 09/06/2008
Richard: How did you get into screenwriting? Jordan: Actually, I have always felt attracted by storytelling. I remember scripting some scenes in the school yard. The first scenes I wrote were the scenes of a story titled a dance with the devil , a fantasy romance between the devil and a mortal. I have completed the screenplay for real a few years after and It’s now part of my completed feature screenplays collection. As soon as I have been able to watch movies and understand them, I knew I was going to do this job. I was around 5 or 6 years old.Richard: What can you tell us about your three scripts that have been optioned?

Jordan: The scripts are you will never sleep soundly again, the woman on the beach and the man on the screen. I have written them around 5 years ago. They could be described as short movies in the vein of the twilight zone episodes. I’ve been a fan of that show since childhood. They are all fantas…