You can follow my adventures and ramblings on IG (@cocoelaineg) and Twitter (@celaineg). SEX IS A GOD THING is still making the festival rounds, and a feature is in the works. My collaborative mockumentary series, SASHA & CONDI (@sasha_and_condi) will premiere soon. And on to the next.
I collect magnets! I love to travel, and when we could travel I’d purchase fridge magnets from every place as an inexpensive and easy memento.
Put blinders on. Remember WHY you want to create. Always come back to it. Remember WHO you want to write for. Always come back to it. And don’t compromise on your voice.
SEX IS A GOD THING (@sexisagodthing), is a short film I’ve collaborated on (writer, actor, and executive producer). It’s been making waves in the festival circuit – just virtually premiered at ClexaCon (@clexacon) – and a feature is currently in the works; with potential for an attached producer.
Uncertainty. History still repeating. Hard heads. There is little stability in a writer’s world, and being a queer black woman, it feels like we have spurts of time when it’s OUR moment to be queer in the media, then to be black in the media, and maybe to be black and queer. It’s scary to… Read More @cocoelaineg @sasha_and_condi: What is your biggest concern with the future?
My first semester in law school. It was the only time I didn’t make any A’s, only C’s. And I was not necessarily humbled, but I was enlightened by the experience. I learned that defining myself by grades, lists, honors and so on did little to service my soul. It really made me question my purpose… Read More @cocoelaineg @sasha_and_condi: What’s a defining moment in your life?
I’ve been “running” away from the industry for a lot of my adult career. I’ve always loved writing, but sought the more “practical” route as an attorney, then a teacher. I finally went back to school to get an MFA in playwriting, and after taking a screenwriting course, fell in love with TV/Film (again). My… Read More @cocoelaineg @sasha_and_condi: Why did you decide to get into this industry?
What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media? IG: @charia Twitter: @chareeuh The world is such a mess right now, and I honestly find it hard to imagine anything beyond the next dawning day. My goal for as… Read More @charia: What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media?
When I was younger I collected tags from clothes that I thought were cool 😂. Now, I collect random information about media and music. Ask me anything about Mariah Carey. Seriously. Anything.
STAY TRUE TO YOU! Your vision, your voice, your desires for yourself and your project is everything. You are the master of your own experience; no one can tell you how to tell it. You are the baddest bitch you now. Never forget that!