I was thrilled to be the guest host of KUT’s Brews and Views. Steve Wilson, Meg Griffitts, Francois Pointeau, and I discuss the spirit of the Beats, their lasting influence, and some of the more complex issues of the literary movement. It was a great night and an excellent conversation. Have a listen!
Villisca, a horror film I wrote, premiered at the LA Film Festival this month. I had to miss the screening, but I toast the film makers – cast and crew – who made it happen!
The lists have been good to me this year. My horror script THE BOY landed on both the Black List and was ranked second on the Blood List. I was listed on Hollywood’s Young and Hungry list. I am hungry… I want some toast. Now.
Here’s an interview I did with the Writers League of Texas. I’ll be teaching a screenwriting workshop for them this Saturday!
An Interview with Owen Egerton
Owen did a great Q&A for us on Scribe last year and we wanted to share it again in anticipation of his new class, “How to Write a Hollywood Screenplay” on Saturday, October 24. Read the interview below and visit the class page to learn more.
Owen Egerton is the author of Everyone Says That at the End of the World, How Best to Avoid Dying, and The Book of Harold, the Illegitimate Son of God, which was optioned by Warner Bros. Television. As a screenwriter Owen has worked for Fox, Warner Bros., and Disney, writing scripts for Owen Wilson, Bill Hader, and Amy Poehler. Voted Best Local Author by the Austin Chronicle, Owen is also one of the talents behind the award-winning Master Pancake Theater at the Alamo Drafthouse Theatre.
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