In this interview we meet Ethlie Ann Vare, an author, screenwriter, story editor, and creative consultant in Hollywood. She is best known for her work on the television shows CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda. Ethlie describes the various platforms in TV writing and offers some tips for getting started as a TV screenwriter. She also talks about how the barrier to entry is nearly gone for those interested in creating television programming and the opportunities and challenges that are in the industry.
Author and film critic, Jeffrey Lyons talks about how one can best set themselves up to land an interview with a high profile person.
In Jeffrey Lyons' 42 year career he has reviewed more than 15,000 movies, 900 Broadway and off-Broadway plays; interviewed nearly 500 actors; written or co-authored six books; co-hosted three national movie review shows on PBS, MSNBC and NBC; and, he has lectured at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.