I’m on the gram (@Marpio) and Twitter (@SarahMarpio). My next step would be to shop some pilots around that I’ve written and submit to writing fellowships. I’m also considering signing up for some sketch writing classes at Groundlings just to get those creative juices flowing.
I collect bits of everything! My most recent is Disney enamel pins. I also love collecting books. I don’t think I could ever not have physical books around.
Just to keep trying. There’s a huge difficulty with trying to balance your 9-5 job with creative work. It’s something I still struggle with and continue to push on from. Don’t overwhelm yourself and take it one step at a time.
When I had someone come up to me after a screening of my work and tell me that they related to it. That’s all I ever want; is someone to relate with what I’m writing.
Being able to share my stories to a large audience.
In regards to writing, the most defining moment in my life was to have my writing mentor tell me, “You can do this.” It was the first time someone, especially from the industry, gave me that type of encouragement. I still carry it with me to this day.
Since I was young, I watched a lot of movies and always loved the feeling of when a movie ended, you walked away with that story and lived with it in from there. It became a part of you like you lived that adventure. I wanted to be a part of that in some aspect.… Read More @Marpio: Why did you decide to get into this industry?