About the Author
Ian Gurvitz is a native New Yorker who has lived in Los Angeles for the last 20 years, working as a TV Writer/Producer. Most recently, he published a book entitled "Hello, Lied the Agent..." a behind-the-scenes account of the world of TV development, and wrote and directed a movie -- L.A. Blues -- which was released in 2008. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, and has published articles in the LA. Times and Creative Screenwriting magazine. He also maintains a blog at IBREAL.BLOGSPOT.COM. Before Hollywood, he earned a B.A. in Philosophy and worked toward an M.A. in Buddhist Studies, which involved a year living in Japan, and marked the beginning of a decades-long study of religion, which eventually lead to the writing of this book.