Just in case you missed it on SNL this past weekend, here's the spot-on Avengers: Age of Ultron satire that demonstrates (along with Marvel's corporate cluelessness re: feminism) why the trad rom-com has largely bitten the dust.
CHERISHED: 21 Writers on Animals They Have Loved and Lost
Judith Lewis Mernit and I contributed essays to this book, along with Jane Smiley, Thomas McGuane, and Anne Lamott, among others. Editor Barbara Abercrombie put it together, it's available on Amazon for a mere 10 bucks and change, and all proceeds go to an animal rescue charity.
CUT TO THE CHASE: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
I contributed two chapters to this useful book about how to write feature films, edited by Linda Venis, in collaboration with fellow UCLA Extension Writers' Program instructors: it's crammed with good info.