I have a book festish for the back matter of biographies and histories. I toggle between "selected" and "annotated," and back again. I even test the dreaded "further reading," but it just seemed too pushy.
I wrote the first draft script forBad Batch, my first feature, about 3 years ago. I joined a writer's group in which the challenge was to write a full screenplay in 2 weeks. This got my ass in gear to write something I knew I eventually would want to direct on a tight budget.
During the recent Writers Strike, Aaron brought together a group of top writers from Hollywood to launch Virtual Artists, Inc., a writer-owned studio that produces sponsor-supported "water cooler" entertainment for the Web.