William Kennedy: On Hollywood Movie People

Novelist William Kennedy, author of Ironweed, once made the following point during an interview about his work.

Hollywood people say no all the time. Very rarely do they say yes. The folks in Hollywood are in the business of not making movies. — William Kennedy

William Kennedy on Movie People

He received a no on one of his novels. As he noted, The usual negative attitude toward anything that you present to folks in Hollywood. They say no all the time; very rarely do they say yes. They’re in the business of saying no; they’re in the business of not making movies. I thought we could have a good adventure movie, but it didn’t happen.

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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