Tag Archive 'writing screenplays'

A Novel Idea for a Series: When Writers Think About Adapting Their Novel for TV

Kath here.  If you’ve ever dreamed of writing a television series, today’s guest poster Laurie Scheer has invaluable advice to help you acheive your goal. Laurie is a former vice president of programming for WE: Women’s Entertainment. She has worked as an assistant, d-girl, and producer for ABC, Viacom, Showtime, and AMC-Cablevision. She has also been involved in producing series for the web and films for video games. Laurie has been an instructor at numerous universities across the U.S. from U.C.L.A. to [...]

Those Who Can, Do

It’s your faithful correspondent, John “Sunny Boy” Vorhaus, coming to you live from Sofia, Bulgaria, where I have been hired to recruit and train writers for the Bulgarian version of Married… with Children. Since this whole part of my life, the part where I go running around the world teaching writers, flies in the face of the awful stigma, “those who can’t do, teach,” this month’s missive is especially directed at those of you who want to share your gifts [...]