Abbey Cleland forged a successful career as a freelance writer by sticking to a pretty courageous plan: “I’ll figure it out.”
Now, she splits her time between Hollywood and Ohio where she writes treatments and screenplays for television and film, as well as fiction and web content.
In addition, she has contributed to Spry Literary Journal and the Now What? Creative Writer’s Guide.
Today we discuss:
- Dreaming big on a busted air mattress, and other crazy ways to make it work as a writer in the industry.
- Watching TV as a creative discipline.
- And why you should think of your a novel as a house, your screenplay as a room, and your short story as a window…
Listen To Part 1 Of The Interview With Abbey Cleland:
Theme music by Research Division
Outro Music by The Years
Dreaming Big On A Busted Air Mattress…
Abbey made a lot of sacrifices in order to reach the success she has now.
What keeps you motivated during the especially uncomfortable times in your creative journey?
How do you stay focused?