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TV writer (MANIFEST, FOR LIFE, POWER, EMPIRE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, SOUL FOOD). Director (EMPIRE, THE LAST STARSHIP). Watching your TV show is not an endorsement.
May 18, 2018 18 tweets 6 min read
Since I have a few minutes, I want to speak to my fellow TV writers out there who endured yet another staffing/upfronts season and unfortunately did *not* land a staff job. Here we go. First, I’m gonna assume you did everything you were supposed to do. You wrote a killer pilot (maybe more than one), you aced every meeting, and you got great feedback on those meetings from your reps. And yet. No gig.
May 4, 2018 13 tweets 5 min read
If I may be so bold, I’m gonna add a little something to @bergopolis’ thread about staffing season. One of the things that rarely gets talked about is the sense of sheer terror that happens when it seems all your writer friends are getting meetings and you’re not.
Mar 30, 2018 55 tweets 23 min read
Sooooo I guess I’m about to live-tweet #JusticeLeague because why not There will be spoilers. I’m gonna assume if you haven’t seen #JusticeLeague by now, either you don’t care or you’ve already muted the hashtag.