Top Views & Trends on TVWriter™ in the Week Ending 2/21/21

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Good morning! Welcome to another new week at TVWriter™.  Today we begin with a look at our most popular blog posts and resource pages during the last 7 days.

They are, in order:

Larry Brody: Live! From Paradise! #136 “The Questing Beast” read article

How do you adapt an 800-page novel for TV?

How did the novel The Luminaries become a Starz TV series? It wasn’t easy, that’s for sure. But being difficult isn’t the same as being impossible, and after “seven years, 300 drafts and plenty of crying, here it is.”

Author Eleanor Catton, left, and director Claire McCarthy on the set of “The Luminaries.”

by Meredith Blake

“The Luminaries” seemed to have everything Hollywood wants in a book.

A commercial and critical hit when it was published in 2013, Eleanor Catton’s immersive novel was set on the rugged southwest coast of New Zealand during its 1860s gold rush. A tale of fate and fortune on the antipodean frontier, it had all the makings of a great screen adventure: rowdy saloons and smoke-filled opium dens, devious blackmail schemes and treacherous ocean voyages, ruthless villains and star-crossed lovers. read article

Adult Swim’s ‘Primal’ is an animation class for the ages…

…And it isn’t even an animation class at all. It’s a new series that will teach you everything you need to know about the form, keeping you riveted all the while.

Check out this trailer. read article

Top Views & Trends on TVWriter™ in the Week Ending 2/14/21

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Good morning! Welcome to another new week at TVWriter™.  Today we begin with a look at our most popular blog posts and resource pages during the last 7 days.

They are, in order:

40 TV SHOW BIBLE EXAMPLES TO DOWNLOAD AND STUDY. read article

‘When to Break Up’ – A Work of Indie Prod Joy from Kate Hackett

Ultra-talented filmmaker Kate Hackett returns to TVWriter™ with another fine example of what an indie web series can be.

More from and about Kate Hackett