Posts Tagged: wordplay

Time Risk in Hollywood


Screenwriters do the bulk of their work prior to the green light. Cameras not rolling. Trying to get films made. They toil at the wrong end of the time risk curve, taking on time risk in a myriad of forms. 

In a column for Wordplay, screenwriter Terry Rossio explores the notion of “time risk” as it relates to “the power structure of Hollywood”— i.e., the relationship between screenwriters, producers, directors, actors, and agents.


The Rumpus Interview with Rebecca Schiff


Rebecca Schiff discusses her debut collection The Bed That Moved, choosing narrators who share similarities with each other and with herself, and whether feminism and fiction-writing conflict. ...more