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Gilmore Girls Is Over. Move On. [SPOILER-FREE]

Having been only 8 years old when Gilmore Girls first premiered in 2000, I didn’t first watch the series until a few years after it ended. 912 more words

Meg Dowell

What 'How to Get Away with Murder' Can Teach You About Flashbacks in Storytelling

How to Get Away with Murder’s writing has always impressed me. It somehow always manages to correct its flaws about as quickly as they appear, surprise me even when I’m convinced I know what’s going to happen next, and keep my full attention every second of each episode, season after season. 597 more words

Meg Dowell

Westworld: A Storyteller's Story

Normally I hold off on TV show reviews until its had a full season so I can review the entire season’s arc, but I’ve been enjoying  1,935 more words


Westworld: Evil Pricks

I was in the process of writing an article about the awesome way Westworld uses its own story to teach people about good storytelling, when this line from last night’s episode reminded me of something I wanted to talk about for a long time. 2,249 more words

TV Writing

Luke Cage: Invulnerable Skin, Vulnerable Story

We originally met Luke Cage in Jessica Jones where he was tending bar in Hell’s Kitchen, the man with unbreakable skin. Much like Superman this presents a problem for the writers: how do you generate any kind of danger when the character is invulnerable. 2,137 more words


Hollywood etiquette tips for new writers

The following is a reprint from an article published on The Daily T.Lo:

MC Foley is the coordinator of the Writers Guild of America’s Showrunner’s Program, which trains TV writers to run their own shows. 394 more words


Break Into TV Writing

Daily Dose: TV Writing

Thinking of writing for television? Checkout these tips on how to focus your writer’s mind to the medium. 70 more words