A recent article in The New York Times by Melena Ryzik focuses on the revision processes of a few writers, all nominated for the best adapted screenplay. Most of the time and especially in Oscar season, reviewers and audiences tend to narrow in on the finished product. Occasionally, we are given glimpses of the film in production or pre-production, but mainstream media usually casts the spotlight on the completed work or its actors. Ryzik illuminates the realm without glamour that every artist is familiar with: revision. Ryzik adds some charming anecdotes along the way. Well worth a read.