Paul Haddad

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Some of my earliest memories involve books -- not just reading them, but writing them. They totaled well over a hundred. Story books, comic books, maze books, even a world atlas about countries that existed only in my head, in that same space where I imagined a wide expanse of readers beyond my mom. After gravitating toward visual media as an undergrad, I earned a Master of Fine Arts from USC's School of Cinema-TV, where I won a student Emmy for my documentary thesis film, Taxi Dancer. After film school, I wrote several bad screenplays and directed a marginal feature (it sold in Slovakia and got into four festivals you never heard of) that left me heavily in debt. Realizing I needed a career, I turned to television, which has taken me on so ...more

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Paul Haddad Find your passion, then write every day. Consider starting a blog and finding an audience as you develop your voice. Then, gradually, as you build an…moreFind your passion, then write every day. Consider starting a blog and finding an audience as you develop your voice. Then, gradually, as you build an audience, step up your goals to something bigger. Also, are there universal truths to what you're writing about? Even if your interests are very niche and obscure, find the human connection so that even those who aren't interested in your passions will still want to read you because of some interesting insight you bring to the table about human nature and about ourselves.(less)
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Very honored to receive a Seal of Approval, Literary Classics, for "Skinny White Freak," which was singled out for Literary Excellence. From their press release:

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