This week on Elevenses with CEC we chat with Australian-American poet, novelist and screenwriter Emily Ballou about what it really costs you to be writer, the ups and downs and the sacrifices nobody warns you about. Based in Glasgow, but working on global projects, pre lockdown, Emily was in writers rooms in London and L.A. but is now hidden away in her home writing furiously for a Hollywood film, whilst trying to juggle other projects. Join us for this candid chat about the real life of a working writer and find out if it’s all it’s cracked up to be.
Struggling with what it is to be authentic in your practice? Wondering about what it’s really like to sell your company? Hear one person’s experience of coming to terms with the reality of authenticity and selling out in this brutally honest article by maker Louise McGettrick.