The perfect con is one where everyone involved gets just the thing they wanted.
I collect hobbies.
“I’m an epileptic photographer!”
Stephen always loved the life. Then, he was almost killed on a run to Jakarta, two thugs with heads like canned hams worked him beyond all reason.
I think all the experiences that had nothing to do with movies were tremendously important. That’s a huge part of being writer I think, is living a rich life. Traveling and getting your heart broken and all that stuff that turns you into an adult, that’s what all goes into the soup that you make your stories out of. So watching movies and making them is important, but also grab a cheap ticket and backpack around someplace strange for awhile. I went to Berlin alone in my 20s once, the memories from that trip heavily worked their way into Bloom.