When you aspire to be a writer, the person you really want to hear from, is someone who has been in your shoes, but managed to strong-arm open the door of opportunity and is now paid to do what you’d love to do. (Although I suppose it would also be fun to hear from a producer who loves your work and wants to commission a series)
Gemma Arrowsmith sends this (hardwon) report back from the land of opportunity. This recent sketch by her got onto the Tracey Ullmann show, went viral and has been spotted by your truly on Farcebook.
“The opportunity to write for Tracey Ullman didn’t happen overnight, however. I’ve been writing sketches since I was at drama school.