I love being a writer but I’m not good at it

A new book, ‘I Love Being a Writer’, by writer-director and producer-director Alex P. Lewis, tells the story of the lives and career of the writer-directors who made this the modern day form of creative writing.Lewis was born in Perth and moved to New York as a young boy, where he met and married actor-actress…

How ‘The Big Short’ influenced my career and my writing process

A few years ago, the world of creative writing was a little different.I was a writer for The New Yorker, where I wrote about books and pop culture.Then, a couple of years later, I left The New York Times to start a new career.I’d been in New York for about a decade by then, and…