Hey, you aspiring TV writers. It’s a hard job to crack into, but if you’re good enough and driven enough, it will happen for you. Don’t give up!

For if you work hard enough, someday you too may work on your own show for a year — from pitch to outline to script to pilot to the triumph of being…

I have admired Stephen Falk for a long time, and this was a really great read. Thanks Stephen. You hired my friend Leila Cohan-Miccio on this show and she is awesome and I’m sad we’re never going to see what you guys created.

Also, I was in Yoga Booty Ballet class one night in the spring and during the “sharing celebrations” part a very excited and delightful woman shared how she just learned her pilot had gotten picked up, and how thrilled she was. That it was a big step for her professionally and personally. The pilot was Next Caller. I was really excited for her. 

I am tired and rambling today, but I guess what I am saying is that this is a hard business and I really appreciate the people who journey through the ups and downs of it all and share their experiences so the rest of us can learn from them. 

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    Sheesh. I feel this.
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    I have a lot of creatives, particularly those who want...get in the industry, read it....
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    Job à ne jamais faire : scénariste de série. Rien ne va dans le monde de l’entertainment, je tiens NBC pour principal...
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    When I got to it, I was like, “Um, YEAH, DUH!” A good read.
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    This is pretty awesome and he’s very open. I might’ve checked out his show if only for Jeffrey Tambor, and I think it...
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