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HUZZAH! The Great’s Deliciously Subversive Take on History

HUZZAH! The Great’s Deliciously Subversive Take on History

Apr 6, 202412 min read

HUZZAH! The Great’s Deliciously Subversive Take on History I was not super excited about seeing The Great when it was first announced as a Hulu original, with Elle Fanning playing Catherine the Great.  Of course I would see it, and…

WhiteSpace

WhiteSpace

Apr 5, 20243 min read

Whitespace was my first favorite series, and the peak of my initial creative phase with Dave. Yesterday’s Gone will always have the glory of going first, being the most ambitious, and also the most outright fun out of that first…

This is the Most Powerful Prompt I’ve Written So Far

This is the Most Powerful Prompt I’ve Written So Far

Apr 4, 20244 min read

When faced with a deadlock in communication, even the most articulate among us can find ourselves at a loss. In this void, traditional tools of dialogue can feel blunt and inadequate. I encountered such an impasse earlier this year when…

How to Tell if a Collaboration Isn’t For You

How to Tell if a Collaboration Isn’t For You

Apr 3, 20245 min read

Have you ever wondered why some collaborations produce extraordinary work while others fizzle out? There was an abundance of aborted alliances in the early days of Sterling & Stone. We didn’t know ourselves well enough as a studio yet to…

The LinkedIn Experiment

The LinkedIn Experiment

Apr 2, 20246 min read

Why have I gone from zero interest in LinkedIn to heavily investing our studio resources in establishing a presence on the platform? Invisible Ink charges $100K to ghostwrite a perennial seller, if I’m the one drafting.  Screenplays sell for hundreds…