From The “When Women Wrote Hollywood Archives 30: “Frederica Sagor Maas, 1900 – 2012 on Notebook.” MUBI. David Hudson

Months of research went into the creation of the essays in “When Women Wrote Hollywood.” Here are some of the resources used to enlighten today’s film lovers to the female pioneers who helped create it. From The “When Women Wrote Hollywood Archives 30: “Frederica Sagor Maas, 1900 – 2012 on Notebook.” MUBI. David Hudson “Frederica Sagor Maas, … Continue reading “From The “When Women Wrote Hollywood Archives 30: “Frederica Sagor Maas, 1900 – 2012 on Notebook.” MUBI. David Hudson”

From The “When Women Wrote Hollywood Archives 07: “Frederica Sagor Maas, Hollywood’s ‘Shocking Miss Pilgrim'” The Forward.

Months of research went into the creation of the essays in “When Women Wrote Hollywood.” Here are some of the resources used to enlighten today’s film lovers to the female pioneers who helped create it. From The “When Women Wrote Hollywood Archives 07: “Frederica Sagor Maas, Hollywood’s ‘Shocking Miss Pilgrim’” The Forward. Read From The “When Women … Continue reading “From The “When Women Wrote Hollywood Archives 07: “Frederica Sagor Maas, Hollywood’s ‘Shocking Miss Pilgrim’” The Forward.”

When Women Wrote Hollywood – 11 in a series – The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947), Story: Frederica Sagor Maas

To highlight the wonderful yet largely forgotten work of a collection of female screenwriters from the early years of Hollywood (and as a companion to the book, When Women Wrote Hollywood) we will be posting quick bits about the many films they wrote along with links to further information and clips from their works which are still … Continue reading “When Women Wrote Hollywood – 11 in a series – The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947), Story: Frederica Sagor Maas”

When Women Wrote Hollywood – 10 in a series – Frederica Sagor Maas

To highlight the wonderful yet largely forgotten work of a collection of female screenwriters from the early years of Hollywood (and as a companion to the book, When Women Wrote Hollywood) we will be posting quick bits about the many films they wrote along with links to further information and clips from their works which are still … Continue reading “When Women Wrote Hollywood – 10 in a series – Frederica Sagor Maas”

Quotes from When Women Wrote Hollywood – 35 in a series – The Best Revenge Is Outliving Them All

Do you know about these women screenwriters? Many don’t. Learn more about them today!  Get “When Women Wrote Hollywood” Today! Frederica Sagor Maas was a screenwriter whose career spanned decades and was full of imagination, hard work and disillusionment. Taking a decade to write her memoir, which she finally published at the ripe age of … Continue reading “Quotes from When Women Wrote Hollywood – 35 in a series – The Best Revenge Is Outliving Them All”

“When Women Wrote Hollywood” Panel at Denver Pop Culture Con [Video] (40 minutes 48 seconds)

    On Saturday June 1, 2019 from 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm I had the great joy of hosting a panel at the Denver Popular Culture Con celebrating the work of 4 of the alumni of our Stephens College MFA in TV and Screenwriting – Sydney Haven, Amy Banks,  Mikayla Daniels, Kelley Zinge – … Continue reading ““When Women Wrote Hollywood” Panel at Denver Pop Culture Con [Video] (40 minutes 48 seconds)”

Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science – 11 February 2019

Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science (un.org) by learning more about these amazing Women Scientists and Inventors and Many More in my books. Check your local library or bookstore today! Maria Mitchell [pronounced “mə-RYE-ə”] (August 1, 1818 – June 28, 1889) was an American astronomer, who in 1847 by using a telescope, discovered a comet, which as … Continue reading “Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science – 11 February 2019”

Quotes from When Women Wrote Hollywood – 8 in a series – Strong Willed Woman

Get your copy today! “Frederica Sagor Maas moved to Hollywood in 1924 and as was true for many young women, those who were considered good looking were pushed towards being seen on screen. Being the strong willed woman that she was, Mass decided she still wanted to be a writer.” The Best Revenge Is Outliving … Continue reading “Quotes from When Women Wrote Hollywood – 8 in a series – Strong Willed Woman”

Index from When Women Wrote Hollywood – Who, what and where of early Hollywood! – Get Your Copy Today

Wondering who and what are covered in When Women Write Hollywood? Take a look at this Index to find out! Then, get your copy today! INDEX for When Women Wrote Hollywood 39 Steps, The 168Academy Awards 2, 9, 15, 17, 58, 61, 153, 175, 177, 180-181, 188, 205, 209Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … Continue reading “Index from When Women Wrote Hollywood – Who, what and where of early Hollywood! – Get Your Copy Today”

When Women Wrote Hollywood: Essays on Female Screenwriters in the Early Film Industry — Now Available!

When Women Wrote Hollywood: Essays on Female Screenwriters in the Early Film Industry  I’m so excited to see that we’re now publishing on this collection of essays written by the original cohort of students in our first Stephens College MFA in Screenwriting which I edited and for which author Cari Beauchamp wrote a wonderful forward … Continue reading “When Women Wrote Hollywood: Essays on Female Screenwriters in the Early Film Industry — Now Available!”