O.M.G. Welcome to the very first episode of 88 CUPS OF TEA! Ahh! I’m so beyond excited to share this episode with you. We have the intelligent, beautiful, kick-ass supermom, and friend Katie Wech as the debut guest. Katie and I met on her Disney feature film she wrote called PROM. It’s been an honor working with her and it’s brought me tremendous joy to see her continue on successfully with her career. Katie gives insightful and honest responses in her episode and I admire her candidness in baring it all.
Learn More About Katie Wech
Katie Wech received her MFA in Screenwriting from the USC School of Cinema-Television and began her career in television as an assistant on the first season of Fox’s PRISON BREAK. A year later, she sold her first feature script to Jerry Weintraub for WARNER BROTHERS. In 2011, her black-list nominated feature script PROM was released by Disney. Since then, she has written and produced many hours of cable and network television, including the CW’s SECRET CIRCLE, ABC’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND, and CBS’s VEGAS. She is currently a producer on the hit TNT series, RIZZOLI & ISLES.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
- How to find job opportunities as a writer
- The importance of consistently feeding your brain with words
- The benefits of having a mentor
- What Katie turns to for help and inspiration
- Katie’s one key take away on inspiring yourself out of a lull
Katie’s Recommended Books:
Bird by Bird: Some Instruction on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
Save the Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need by Blake Snyder
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