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Meet Steph Spector
Steph Spector has always loved two things: words and animals.
In first grade, those two loves intersected after a field trip to a farm. Once back in the classroom her teacher had the class turn their experiences of the day into a story. Steph read hers aloud. “The final sentence of my story was something like, ‘and I think it was funny how the horse pooped.’ And everyone in class laughed. I was like wow, look, what I can do with writing. This is so cool.”Read More View All
The instructor was extraordinary. Funny, quick, positive, and very clear. She made the material live, in the sense that her exercises and lectures helped me experience firsthand the joys and challenges of screenwriting.
Barbara Morris, tour manager
South Pole StationThere were many ways to make things disappear at South Pole Station. After all, there were twenty-three different categories of Waste. “Dormitory Biological Waste”—bloody bandages, used tampons, snot-soaked Kleenex—was stored in fifty-five-gallon open-top drums. Galley food waste—like onionskins, uneaten oatmeal,...
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