Many of you may not have heard the name, but Roger Wolfson is one of the best writers of our generation and he is a man who has dedicated his life to his craft. Roger began life as an attorney and has since gone on to write for hit TV shows like Fairly Legal and Law & Order, he has sold 8 of his own TV shows to major networks, not to mention his career as a political analyst and speech writer. It would seem that there is nothing that this man cannot turn his hand to and despite having already achieved an incredibly successful career, Roger just keeps on going.
Getting The Energy
Looking at what the man has achieved, it is amazing that he still has the energy to keep on going, to keep on taking new projects on and to keep on branching out to test himself. This energy is very simple to explain and it is passion. This is not the passion for success or the passion for money, this is the passion which he has towards his craft, and it is this which keeps him going and keep pushing him on to see what is next.
Something which Roger has grown a reputation for in the industry is his fearlessness, and this can be seen by the career choices which he has made. Whereas so many writers get comfortable in a particular role, Roger has always sought to push the envelope and to discover all of the ability which he has. It is for this reason why he will consistently reach out into other areas of writing, and take on massive projects which may overwhelm some. What we realize with people like Roger is that to them, they are not taking on risks, to him, not going after these big projects and these new ideas is where the real risk lies.
There is no doubt that Roger Wolfson is one of the most inspiring writers if our generation and thanks to his fearless approach and relentless energy, he has built this reputation for himself. What Roger has also done however is sought to inspire others, evidence of this can be seen in the fact that he has become a writing instructor to many budding writers. This is something which many who have found the levels of success which Roger has just don’t do. For Roger however, giving back to this industry is essential and that is why he gives up his time to help others.
To any young writers out there, this is the perfect example of someone who has done it all in the industry and who has blazed a trail for the rest of you all to follow. Roger has used his skill to create some incredible entertainment and even now he continues to push the envelope and find new and exciting projects which he can work on. It is a testament to the man to say that his career is far from over, and we can’t wait to see what is next.