Pulling Your Hair Out: Conversations About The Writing Process

TV writer Richard Lowe talks with writers about how they write and what drives them to pull their hair out. New episodes air March 2018.
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May 31, 2017

April Shih is a comedy writer in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Southern California, April attended film school at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She wrote, directed, and produced the indie feature You, Only Better and has produced several plays including the Ovation Award-winning revival of Kiss of the Spiderwoman: The Musical. April spent two years playing professional poker in Las Vegas before completing her degree in English Creative Writing (Playwriting) at Cal State Northridge. April was a Top 3-finalist of the Final Draft Big Break contest, winner of the TV Academy Foundation comedy writing internship, and most recently was a fellow in the 2017 CAPE New Writers Fellowship.

"I ask my friends all the time, "What do you think my weaknesses are, what do you think my strengths are?" And it is interesting to me when I check in every six months or every year and it starts changing. That's when it's interesting to me, because it's like, "Oh, I can get better at something.""

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// Pulling Your Hair Out is produced and hosted by Richard Lowe. Music by Joshua Moshier.