Episode 9: Cuttin' Up About Trusting the Process

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The Creative Cut Up Cuttin' Up About Trusting the Process


The Creative Cut Up podcast is a lively and honest space for storytellers that sits at the intersection of craft, business, and creative freedom.

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In Ep 9, Felicia, Dria, and Georgette cut up about how messy the creative process can be, the importance of writers having their own process, and why they should protect it.

A breakdown of our chat:

(00:06:08) Felicia breaks down her writing process into three phases: outlining, drafting, rewriting

(00:10:16) What it means to have a script as studio ready as possible

(00:12:00) Why it’s important for writers to have a process and protect that process

(00:13:09) How having a writing process can help you develop confines and write faster

(00:16:24) Georgette’s experience taking writing classes and developing a writing process

(00:19:40) How the writing process can reveal if your story’s working or not

(00:21:16) Georgette using writing classes to become a better producer

(00:23:05) Folks not understanding the messiness of the creative process and being careful about who you bring into your process

(00:25:42) The development aspects of working with writers

(00:26:53) Having empathy for the writer while still being in service to the story

(00:29:17) Why early feedback is helpful

(00:30:52) Getting a lot of notes not making you a bad writer

(00:32:30) How getting notes is part of the process in Hollywood and having the skill to pull off the draft

(00:33:50) Notes calls

(00:35:06) Our How We Create segment where Felicia, Dria, and Georgette share things inspiring them this week

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