“I’ve always been a woman who liked to think herself in control of her own destiny. What I found, though, was that in order to collaborate with destiny, I had to collaborate with other women.” – Laura Goode
This article echoes how Elly and Shannon feel about collaborating with other women to write strong, female-driven movies.
For three years, we have been writing, CHICK FLICK, and along the way have learned a lot about the joys of collaboration. So much so that we now run a lady writing group called Bitches Who Write. Each month about 10 female writers gather to share their work and to inspire new creativity.
As Laura says, “[It feels so authentic] to be making a film about women actively pursuing an objective, an agenda, and a destiny, about women who support and inspire each other to ‘Do Something’ and ‘Be Somebody.’” This is the heart of what CHICK FLICK is about, and we are super pumped to know that other lady collaborations are writing about strong women making bold choices. Although, I doubt that script has as much cussing and bourbon drinking as ours…