Picture Palace
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Picture Palace

Excerpts from a Screenwriter’s Journal

Canter’s Deli on Fairfax Avenue.

The following passages were taken from my 1989 journal as I struggled to survive as a screenwriter in Los Angeles.

Act I: It’s a Monday morning in August. The city is in the midst of a heat wave. Like many of my Hancock Park neighbors my apartment windows are open. I’m seated at my desk working on a screenplay about angels when I feel a light tickle on the back of my neck. I reach behind me and…

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Loren Kantor

Loren Kantor

Loren is a writer and woodcut artist based in Los Angeles. He teaches printmaking and creative writing to kids and adults.