New Anthology Offers A Fascinating Look At The Eclectic Jobs Of Hollywood And The People Who Do Them

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From superstars to animal trainers, acclaimed writer-producer and author Bruce Ferber brings together compelling stories from a cross-section of working life in Tinseltown.

“Until the screenwriter does his job, nobody else has a job. In other words, he is the asshole who keeps everybody else from going to work.” - Robert Towne, contributor, and Academy Award-winning writer-director of Chinatown.

Despite increasing corporate mergers and bottom-line thinking, the entertainment business will never function like a bank or an insurance company because it is an industry rooted in imagination. Rules are meant to be broken.

Bruce Ferber’s upcoming anthology, The Way We Work: On The Job In Hollywood (Rare Bird Books), provides a window into the skill sets and the insanity that make movies and television tick. Essays by award-winning writers, directors, and producers, as well as interviews with executives to “below-the-line” crew members paint a picture that often presents as Stud's Terkel's Working―on acid.

Like a portable mentor, The Way We Work is a must-read for anyone aspiring to a life in Hollywood. With stories that are hilarious, eclectic, and at times downright absurd, this anthology is a love song to show business and those fearless enough to have made a career in it.

The Way We Work is scheduled for publication on July 9, 2019. For more information, please find a link here to our media kit or visit

About the author:

Bruce Ferber is an Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated comedy writer-producer whose credits include Bosom Buddies, Coach, Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, and Home Improvement, where he served as Executive Producer and showrunner. His first novel, Elevating Overman (2012) is attached to a potential TV series with actor Jason Alexander. His second novel, Cascade Falls (2015) won the Foreword Indie Book of the Year Gold Prize for Humor and Bronze Prize for General Fiction.

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