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Paper Scraps Monthly V – October Paper Tease, Emmys & Diversity in TV Writing (PT109)

Alex and Nick give their thoughts on the latest TV writing news, including the 2018 Emmys and new diversity initiatives, plus offer feedback on two more Paper Tease entries.

The Paper Team reviews…


Paper Tease Entries

“Alma” by Monica Hannush
“Shadowlands” by Christopher Hall


“Why Are So Many Wannabe Screenwriters Getting Scammed?” – The Hollywood Reporter
Federman’s Twitter thread on pitching
Federman’s Twitter thread on writers’ rooms
“As TV Seeks Diverse Writing Ranks, Rising Demand Meets Short Supply” – New York Times
A Latino TV Writer Calls B.S. on Hollywood’s Diversity Excuses (Guest Column) – The Hollywood Reporter
“LaToya Morgan Re-Ups Overall Deal With AMC, Will Oversee Inclusion Initiative” – Deadline
Monkeypaw Productions’ Script Submission
“TV’s writers’ rooms have a mother of a problem” – CNN

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Alex Freedman & Nick Watson

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