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It’s the Story, Stupid

This week I attended my very first Edinburgh Television Festival.  The EITF is an annual conference of the great and the good of the British (and increasingly global) TV sector, and since Awesome is playing in primetime drama, thought it was worth showing up (inspired by Woody Allen: “80% of life is showing up”) and I’m […]

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Get Your Drama On

Today, much of the TV drama world descends on The London hotel in West Hollywood for the C21 Drama Summit West. It’s boom time in drama, and while many insiders and industry watchers are wondering if there’s too much drama, nobody can argue that creativity isn’t at an all time high (for a side read: this […]

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Bulking up

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I’m obsessed with creating characters, stories, and worlds. I love writing fiction because it’s an organic process, probably the purest expression (after oral storytelling) of story. But I’m also a relentlessly visual thinker and I love the creative collaboration that happens in television (as opposed to the loneliness that […]

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Getting My Drama On

If you follow this blog, you know how much I love telling stories. To date, I’ve been fortunate and privileged to tell stories to younger audiences and mostly in the medium of books. But lately, since putting together and creating new TV shows, I’ve started moving more in the world of television. It’s an exciting […]

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Banfftastic

This week I’m heading to Banff, Alberta for the World Media Festival. I’m wearing my TV hat (not my cowboy hat) this week, meeting with producers and broadcasters on the Awesome slate of drama projects we’ve been cooking up. It’s a different process to writing books, but not that different. It’s still about story, character, […]

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