Pursuing Your Passion and Paying the Rent

Pursuing Your Passion and Paying the Rent

It’s a well-known struggle: finding a way to pursue your dreams while still managing to pay the rent. Writer Andrew Lee, winner of the Big Break Half-Hour Comedy category for his Brooklyn Nine-Nine spec, knows this tension too. Though he always wanted to be a writer,...
Big Break Comedy Writer Adi Blotman Lays It Out

Big Break Comedy Writer Adi Blotman Lays It Out

Adi Blotman, whose script, Realty Check, won the Final Draft Big Break Comedy/Romantic Comedy category, gets real about writing flawed characters and combining genres. Adi Blotman is no newcomer to comedy. Originally from Israel, she spent the last decade performing...
How I Got My 1st Network TV Writing Job

How I Got My 1st Network TV Writing Job

There are more brain surgeons then there are professional television writers. I don’t know if that’s actually a true statement but it’s something I tell people and it sure does feel true. When I was 17 years old, in my mind, I decided to become a professional...