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A Selection Of Creative Screenwriting Magazine Interviews With TV Screenwriters In 2020

A Selection Of Creative Screenwriting Magazine Interviews With TV Screenwriters In 2020

We are still in the golden age of television which shows no signs of slowing down. Creative Screenwriting Magazine spoke with many TV writers and showrunners during 2020 to share their insights into the changing face of television. Here’s a selection of our high-profile TV writer interviews:   1) “Write a Good Story with Star […]

 Tawnya Bhattacharya

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 2)

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 2)

During part one of this series on pitching, we covered the overall feel of your TV show in broad strokes – the format, the theme, and the overall structure of the season. Here is the final part of our series on pitching your TV show covering more specific details:   Who are your MAIN CHARACTERS?   […]

 Tawnya Bhattacharya

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 1)

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 1)

By all accounts, we are still in the golden age of television. TV writers are in the peculiarly enviable position of being spoiled for choice in terms of studios currently producing television. Writing a quality TV pilot is only the first step of the process of getting your TV pilot sold and produced. Pitching your […]

 Jim

“I Use The Pain Of My Past And The Joy Of My Present To Write” Says ‘State Of Affairs’ & ‘The Blacklist’ Writer Michael Perri

“I Use The Pain Of My Past And The Joy Of My Present To Write” Says ‘State Of Affairs’ & ‘The Blacklist’ Writer Michael Perri

Michael Perri grew up in Chicago’s foster care system. After college, Perri began his career in cryptology, eventually becoming a clandestine cyber-intelligence operative and consultant, working undercover in the intelligence community. His clients included the NSA, US Joint Strike Fighter Program, Lockheed Martin, and Halliburton. Following the untimely death of his adoptive parents, Perri decided to […]

 Jim

“Fly Your Freak Flag” Recommends Gary Lennon, Co-Showrunner of ‘Power’ on Starz

“Fly Your Freak Flag”  Recommends Gary Lennon, Co-Showrunner of ‘Power’ on Starz

Prolific film and TV writer, Gary Lennon took some time out of busy schedule to share his thoughts on screenwriting with Creative Screenwriting Magazine. Lennon (no relation to John Lennon of Beatles fame) began his writing career as a playwright. His primary motivation to write was to take a deep dive into the human condition. […]