If you’ve ever wondered how books become Hollywood movies, then you’ll love this episode with Shaun Robinson, former Access Hollywood co-host, now executive producer of Lifetime movies Lust and Envy.
You’ll also hear first-hand how Hollywood has been impacted by recent social movements to elevate and amplify the voices of women and people of color – and how the popularity (and profitability!) of books, TV, and movie projects that focus on Black audiences have led to more opportunities for all.
If you’re a Black writer, especially one with a dramatic real-life or ripped-from-the-headline story, this is your time.
So, listen in to hear me and my Detroit homegirl talk about: What someone’s No might actually mean, how one success leads to more for you and others, why Black writers are in high demand these days, 2 ways to promote your launch on Instagram, 3 reasons to have your audience use your hashtag … and more!
“A lot of times, when you think you’re getting a No, it is a Not Yet.” – Shaun Robinson
Highlights From This Episode:
- A storyteller’s journey from Detroit to Hollywood
- How a book becomes a movie
- You heard ‘No,’ but here’s what they might be saying…
- True Story! How one success leads to more opportunities – for you and for others
- Why African-American writers are in high demand now
- What Detroit built into its Black community, back in the day
- What to do if God gives you a platform
- Perfect Example! Two ways to promote your launch on Instagram
- 3 kinds of stories that Shaun Robinson is looking to produce
- Here are 3 reasons to have your audience use your hashtag
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