‘Don’t write. Instead, go do something that will make you happy.’
‘You’re still here? Congratulations, you’re a writer. You’d crawl through the desert to tell a story’.
Beau Willimon wrote for theatre for twenty years. Four years ago he had his big break when Netflix purchased two seasons of House of Cards. At SxSW 2015, he gave us some insight on how he writes the episodes. Moreover, he encouraged everyone to keep writing, even though your work isn’t recognized yet. “The important dramatists from a hundred years ago are forgotten. So will you, hundred years from now. But remember, we’re standing on their shoulders. Future writers will be standing on yours.” Continue reading “How Beau Willimon writes House of Cards”