Authors Anonymous

Words of wisdom, from author Tricia Drammeh.

Creative State of Mind

I first became aware of the movie, Authors Anonymous, after reading a blog post by author, E.B. Black. (You can read her post HERE.) After reading her review of the movie, I immediately watched the trailer:

And then I watched the whole movie on Netflix.

If you watched the movie trailer, you’ve probably figured out the plot goes something like this:

Unpublished writers get together to talk about writing and to critique each others’ work. When one author gets an agent, publishing contract, and movie deal, the others become jealous. The writers group begins to unravel.

This is the kind of movie that only authors will really “get.” The situations are unique to the writing world. I very much enjoyed it, but I did find aspects of it depressing: the buxom young writer who barely reads (she thinks Jane Austen is still alive), but lands the big publishing deal…

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