Things Hollywood Gets Wrong About Women Writers

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Hollywood glorifies a lot of things, but one thing it's hard to see past is how it frames women writers. Many of us have grown up seeing women writers on the big (and small) screen, starting with Josie Geller in Never Been Kissed, then going on to see Carrie on Sex and the City or Rory on Gilmore Girls. Nerdy middle schoolers everywhere thought, “Wow! What a job. What a story!” not realizing how detached from reality this character's profession actually is.

We got Almost Famous, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Girls, and pretty much all hopes for accurate depictions of female writers were gone for good…