We talk to Marc Bernardin about his different careers and the different types of failure he suffered. He talks about journalism, being fired while on vacation and knowing when to break the rules and reach out to interview subjects for opportunities in writing.
He explains the pros and cons of diversity hires in Hollywood, getting fired from TV writing and then his return to journalism.
Marc tells us how he got back to screenwriting while working for Playboy, making the most of his opportunities and why it’s so important to strive for meaningful career goals and not settle.
We also cover the importance of having a writing niche, ethics and etiquette in the writing world and making sure your work is good enough before you ‘shoot your shot’.
An honest and insightful romp through journalism and tv writing with one of Hollywood’s popular characters.