An insider writes about TV writing for a publication that’s as outsider as you can get…and there’s much here for all of us newbies to learn:
by Trai Cartwright
“Want to learn how to write for TV?”
This question came from Jay Tarses, a legendary Hollywood TV writer and the old curmudgeon I was now working for. “See those shelves? Read those.” The shelves he pointed to were 8 feet tall, just as wide, and packed solid with TV scripts. I’d never even seen one before, much less 7 million of them.