Outside the Box

So, Michael over at Red Right Hand has already posted his thoughts and juicy tidbits from the “Breaking into the Box” event put on by the Writers Guild Foundation on Saturday.

I agree with him on several items, particularly on the value of the non-writers to the discussion. The agents, managers and execs add insight to this whole process of trying to write for television. The showrunners provide their learnings in the trenches and some of the nuts and bolts of running/writing television, but it’s the agents, managers and execs that are the gatekeepers to this kingdom.

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This post was written by Shawna on May 20, 2008

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  1. odocoileus May 20, 2008 8:13 pm

    I’ll have to get in on that next year. Sounded great.

    I don’t know if you’re still going to to the comedy spec list. Sheldon Bull weighs in:

    http://blog.sheldonbull.com/2008/05/17/which-shows-to-spec-in-2008.aspx

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