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Alex and Nick invite Tamara Becher-Wilkinson, writer and co-executive producer on Doom Patrol and Daredevil, to discuss her writing process, breaking stories across different genres, and her experiences in the writers’ room.
What are ways of overcoming procrastination and imposter’s syndrome? How can you stay creatively fulfilled while working across multiple genres? What has the experience been working on both DC and Marvel properties? What was the writers’ room of Doom Patrol like? Why does representation matter in genre? How do you balance meta and absurdity with grounded characters and stakes?
The Paper Team patrols…
Writing Heroes and Breaking Genres with Tamara Becher-Wilkinson (00:32)
Final Advice, Resources, and Next Week On (48:09)
Tamara Becher-Wilkinson on Twitter
Doom Patrol on DC Universe
Daredevil on Netflix
Runaways on Hulu
“When Rabbit Howls” – Truddi Chase
“Writing for Emotional Impact” – Karl Iglesias
Children of Tendu
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