We should be writing all the time, yet there are moments when we need to rest and unwind. During those moments, though, we should be doing something to replenish our writing tank. These four documentaries about famous authors will get your creative juices flowing! Please leave a comment with your favorite writer documentary.
Roger Ebert was first and foremost a writer, and then a cinema critic. His talent at the piano was unrivaled. Viewers may discover how Ebert became a world figure in this joyful and enlightening documentary. If the last moments don’t make you cry, you could be dead within.
This in-depth study into J.D. Salinger, created by acclaimed Hollywood screenwriter Shane Salerno, gives insights about a guy who lurks in the shadows even in death. The film follows a man and a writer who become famous for staying away from fame.
“GORE VIDAL: THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA”
Gore Vidal has a larger-than-life personality. Vidal has been friends with, or fought with, some of the biggest entertainers, trend setters, and symbols of the last 50 years. This film follows Vidal’s intriguing life down a long and winding journey.
“DREAMS WITH SHARP TEETH”
Harlan Ellison is a difficult writer with a quick temper. He doesn’t back down or strive to be politically acceptable. But it is from this source that his allure stems. Nothing will ignite the writing area of your brain on fire if this does not.