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Episode Ideas: The League

‘The League’ is a generally unscripted show which has a through-line in their episodes that are fantasy football related but are also relatable in the league’s personal problems and issues.  571 more words


I’m supposed to be writing a spec episode of The Good Wife. My writing mentor wants it to be part of my portfolio of writing samples.

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Watching the detective/scene from The Mentalist

Or: what good writing can do. In The Mentalist Season Six, episode 5, right when things are heating up in the hunt for the serial killer Red John, there’s this little scene between agents Cho and Rigsby, that, for my money, is the best thing in the episode. 206 more words

The Mentalist

End of Show... An Update on My Personal Writing.

That wonderful feeling having written is the best feeling ever. I just finished my second pilot since I did the Act One writing program this past summer. 155 more words


TV Writer Tip Tuesday... A Little Late.

I have one simple tip today: purchase and watch the brilliant documentary Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show.

It’s a wonderful film filled with lots of behind scenes information, first hand accounts, and what it’s really like to be a TV Showrunner. 19 more words


My New Class at Grub Street--Screen and Stage to the Page! What Drama, Movies & TV Can Teach Prose Writers

Hey everybody! I’d like to announce my new class, Screen and Stage to the Page: What Drama, Movies & TV Can Teach Prose Writers. It’s a 10-week class that will meet Monday Mornings from 10:30 to 1:30 at Grub Street HQ in downtown Boston starting January 12, 2015. 956 more words


TV Writing Will Make or Break a Show

When people often think of TV, they are consumed by whether it is good or not. Was it enjoyable? Was it ridiculous? Did you spend the entire movie trying to figure out why the characters are doing such silly things. 434 more words