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DARIA POLATIN is a writer/producer on Stephen King's CASTLE ROCK TV series, and wrote and produced two seasons of JACK RYAN on Amazon, starring John Krasinski. She is an award-winning playwright, founding member of The Kilroys (the advocacy group for women, trans and non-binary playwrights) and holds an MFA from Columbia University. Daria is of Egyptian heritage, grew up traveling on five continents, loves hiking and inventing recipes, and lives in Los Angeles. DEVIL IN OHIO is her debut novel and is being developed into a TV series with Netflix. dariapolatin.com

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Daria Polatin I tell myself, “I’m going to write the bad version.” That frees me up to begin writing, and let my thoughts start flowing on the page. Then I have a d…moreI tell myself, “I’m going to write the bad version.” That frees me up to begin writing, and let my thoughts start flowing on the page. Then I have a draft to work with, even if it’s not Pulitzer-worthy, and can revise it later. It’s easier to work with anything over a blank page. And writing is a muscle, so the more I do it, the easier it gets. (less)
Daria Polatin The best thing about writing is that I get to tell stories for a living, which has been my lifelong dream. Also the flexibility is great—I can write w…moreThe best thing about writing is that I get to tell stories for a living, which has been my lifelong dream. Also the flexibility is great—I can write whenever, wherever. That can also be daunting, so I set aside certain hours to write every day, which takes a lot of discipline. (less)
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