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Personal Connections, Partnerships, and Parallel Ideas – Paper Scraps Monthly (PT194)

Alex and Nick answer your television writing questions about meeting people willing to read you, navigating similar ideas, and codifying writing partnerships.

Plus, we make a big announcement about our upcoming live 200th Paper Team episode, and discuss the latest television news, including the continuing WGA/agency fight.


We’re having our 200th Paper Team episode event STREAMED LIVE! We’ll be talking TV writing and celebrating this podcast with some incredible guests. So mark your calendars for Saturday, December 5 and follow TV Calling’s brand-new Twitch channel.

We also want to hear from you! Do you have a favorite moment or guest from the podcast you want us to highlight? Let us know at http://paperteam.co/200


200th Episode Announcement, PT Updates, and Shout-Outs (00:36)
TV Writing Questions: Making connections, similar ideas, and codifying writing partnerships (08:04)
TV Writing News: WGA/agency pressure, WB chairman, and open letters (17:32)


Visual TV Storytelling in Buffy’s “Hush” & “Restless” (PT37)
Networking 101: How to Talk With People in Hollywood (PT05)Feedback and Notes: Building Your Reading Onion (PT08)
Networking 201: Cold Contact, Queries and Etiquette (PT121)
Tips and Tricks for the TV Industry (PT171)
Putting Yourself Out There (PT75)
“Writers Guild presses CAA and WME to end 18-month standoff over agency practices” – Los Angeles Times
“Warner Bros. TV Group Chairman Peter Roth to Step Down” – Variety
“Native and Indigenous Writers Ask Hollywood to Advance Film and TV Representation” – The Hollywood Reporter
Untitled LatinX Project’s letter

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Alex Freedman & Nick Watson

Paper Team is a podcast about television writing and becoming a TV writer.

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