Part 1 - Breaking in as an assistant
Part 2 - First Staff Writer Job on "American Dreams"
Part 3 - How Do I Get an Agent?
Part 4 - Selling a Pilot
Part 5 - Personal Themes in Writing
Part 6 - Genesis of "Life Unexpected"
Part 7 - First-Time Showrunner
Part 8 - Developing the second year of LUX
Network notes. Is there anything that a writer dreads more? After all, we've been conditioned to think of everything that went wrong with our favorite shows as being something that was forced on the creators by a meddling network. Specifically in the case of Life Unexpected, it seems that there were concessions that were forced on Liz Tigelaar and her team.
Interestingly, when I asked Liz about the process, she chose to focus on the positive. And in some ways, maybe that's a saner, healthier way to look at it rather than grumble over all the things that got ruined.
Part 10 - Controversial LUX storylines
Part 11 - LUX lives on
Part 12 - Network overall deal, working on Once Upon a Time and Revenge
Part 13 - The Bitter Questions