As the star and writer of her own sitcom this fall, it may come as a bit of a surprise that Mindy Kaling
wasn't always confident in her abilities. In an interview with HitFix
, Kaling -- who has written and starred on "The Office
" since the start of the NBC series-- revealed how much of a struggle her first script was. "I was terrified. The script was 40 pages long," she said. "[Writers] Mike Schur and BJ Novak
turned in lean 32 page drafts ...