Linda’s script guidance was invaluable, and I owe much of my growth as a writer to Linda. The best feature film I’ve written so far was in her class at UCLA (it was a script that won UCLA Screenwriters Showcase and helped me land a meeting at CAA). She has a remarkable sense of what makes a story work and an ability to see what will make your writing shine. If you’re a comedy writer, even better, because she has a great comedic sensibility and joke suggestions. Also, she pulls no punches in letting you know her true thoughts about your story ideas and script pages, which is very helpful when you’re trying to figure out what to cut. I’d describe Linda as a “writer whisperer,” helping you to pull the best out of yourself. Linda makes writing fun, which is surprisingly rare for teachers. She’s also hilarious and being around her is an absolute joy, so if you’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to write with Linda, DO it!
Jane Miller, winner of the WGA Humanitas Award