Everything Wrong with The Walking Dead (And What You Can Learn From It)

The Walking Dead is a good show. It's gritty, dark, often times raw, and has that gore factor that you just can't find on broadcast television. It gets people talking. But, as all stories, there are imperfections. I'm not here to ask why they have a 2013 Hyundai when the apocalypse happened in 2010 (something… Continue reading Everything Wrong with The Walking Dead (And What You Can Learn From It)

Notes on Television: Part 1 of 3 – The Case Studies

It's an exciting time for storytelling. As the publishing industry scrambles to figure out what to do with itself, television seems to be embracing change as fast as it can. If you look at recent developments, you'll agree. Case study 1: Veronica Mars or How You Can Buy Your Own Happy Ending Veronica Mars never… Continue reading Notes on Television: Part 1 of 3 – The Case Studies

Top TV Writers Talk How to Work on Successful TV Shows

Went to a panel sponsored by The Scriptwriters' Network on Saturday. Call that my force social interaction for the week. The speakers were Glen Mazzara of The Walking Dead, Dan O’Shannon of Modern Family, Alex Cary of Homeland, Janet Tamaro of Rizzoli & Isles, Vanessa Taylor of Game of Thrones & Matt Nix of Burn Notice. As you… Continue reading Top TV Writers Talk How to Work on Successful TV Shows