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'Five Things They Don't Tell You About Being a Top Screenwriter' in New York Magazine, Oct. 21, 2013, p. 57.
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I really like writing. I always hear people using that old quote, 'I don't like writing. I like having written'. I don't feel that, like I'm sad when I'm done writing something. I think it's gotten harder. With something like 'Juno', I didn't think anybody was going to read it, whereas something like 'Paradise', I'm writing it thinking I might actually direct this and people are going to comment ...
Has a former step-daughter referred to as Peanut in her book.
Her writing frequently centers on a woman or girl with a public and obvious external struggle who is also hiding a much more personal internal struggle.