Honored to be included on Working Mother's list of Summer Reads. Check out the full list here.
This piece appears in full at Hollywood Journal.
My first Hollywood job was not actually in Hollywood, but in New York. I was in college; a freshman whose cubicle-sized dorm was covered in wall-to-wall photographs of old movie stars. With black-and-white images of Dietrich, Crawford, Harlow and their fellow goddesses staring down at me, I dreamed of a career in the movies.
Perhaps that’s why I responded to an ad for a job as a locations intern on the set of a movie called The Pallbearer, starring one “Friend” (David Schwimmer) and one relatively unknown actress named Gwyneth Paltrow. I had no idea what a locations intern was, but I knew it would get me into the inner circle of the dream factory. My only previous brush with the film industry came when I was twelve years old and asked to
Couldn't be more excited that SheKnows included The Walk-In Closet on their 12 Summer Reads list. Thrilled to be in such great company with the likes of Jennifer Weiner and Emma Straub. Hope you take the book to the beach this summer, and if you can't make it to a beach, then take the book to bed! Check out the full list of "12 Summer Reads" here.
Last week, I had my first live interview, with Ahmed Shihab-Eldin at Huffington Post Live. I was wildly nervous about it, but when my time was up, I didn't want the conversation to end. I haven't watched it since I can't deal with seeing myself on film, but I remember a spirited discussion, and a lovely surprise appearance by Busy Philipps. Check it out here!