Beau Willimon, Writer Out Of Necessity

Beau Willimon is a powder keg of clean-cut realism, childlike curiosity and sharp wit. During his Bafta speech, Willimon covers political writing, research in everyday life and the importance of finding your characters’ inmost needs. “I don’t think writing is a choice. It’s not a career. It’s something that’s born of necessity. If I didn’t write, … Read more

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