Episode 9? Already? How did that happen? Once again, I get the honor of kicking off a new phase of episodes, as "Ancient Wonders" represents the first episode of the second half of the season.
Before joining the Bookburners, Margaret Dunlap wrote for ABC Family’s cult-hit The Middleman in addition to working on SyFy’s Eureka. Most recently, she was a writer and co-executive producer of the Emmy-winning transmedia series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, and co-created its sequel Welcome to Sanditon. Her short fiction has previously appeared in Shimmer Magazine. Margaret lives in Los Angeles where she taunts the rest of the team with local weather reports and waits for the earthquake that will finally turn Burbank into oceanfront property. She tweets as @spyscribe.
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After being sent on a wild goose chase in the latest game of cat and mouse with the mysterious Mr. Norse, the team decides they need to get ahead of their competition in the hunt for the Codex Umbra.
Internally, the writers divide up this season of Bookburners into four phases. Each phase is four episodes long, and every writer writes one episode per phase.
When a mysterious invite arrives in the mail and Father Menchu responds by whisking Sal off to Lichtenstein, the former cop is left on very new ground as she gets more than a glimpse at the broader world of magic users.
I love collaborating with other writers. It’s one of the things that drew me to writing for television in the first place. I mean, what better job is there than sitting around with a bunch of smart creative people and planning the lives of fictional characters as though they’re real?
Coming out of the writer's retreat in Boston, some of the sixteen episodes of the first season were better defined than others. What I had for episode 3 was: Sal is homesick, introduce [the character who would become Aaron], and "Sal and Liam bang."
The Team saves on flight costs as the newest mystery happens around the corner.