WGAW presents An Evening with Charles Murray and Malcolm Spellman

The Writers Guild of America West says it best: This…“Conversations in Genre” panel features writers Charles Murray (Marvel’s Luke Cage, Sons of Anarchy) and Malcolm Spellman (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier [creator], Empire), who talk about craft, creation, and the art of telling great stories. (ALERT: It’s an hour and a half long.)

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LB: The Soul of the Writer

by Larry Brody

Maya Angelou, who most likely never had to write on assignment or commision, once again demonstrates what she does best.

For me, writing from my heart has always (as in from the very first time I tried it back when I was 6 years old) been my greatest joy…and writing for any kind of master by deepest sorrow. read article

LB: Found on TVWriter™

by Larry Brody

Just ran across this cartoon that we ran on TVWriter™ a couple of years ago. Its relevance to professional writers everywhere is still pretty darn clear.

In the original article, we quoted writer-producer-attorney Bill Fordes saying something that gets right to the essence of the cartoon. Without ever having seen or heard of it. read article

LB: Speaking of the 2021 Emmys…

by Larry Brody

This year, the Television Academy pushed for diversity in many ways, including delivering more POC as Emmy presenters and (I’m pretty sure) nominees than ever before.

Yet every winning actor – and let’s be real here, actors are the public face of both the Emmy and Oscarcasts –  was white. I suppose I should be happy that at least the voting members of the Academy are watching more than just the broadcast networks these days, but still, what I find myself feeling is:

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How to Get Your TV Show Idea on the Air #7

by Larry Brody

The seventh in a series of videos about what is for all practical purposes the most important thing to know in showbiz: How to sell your idea, your script, and yourself.

This is serious business indeed, but the process also is filled with fun and, yes, love.  So please sit back and click to learn, enjoy, and maybe even find your TV show Destiny by knowing more about WHAT EXECUTIVES WANT TO SEE IN A TV SERIES PITCH.

MORE TO COME