I enjoyed writing this episode for its sense of foreshadowing, the way it lays down a few basic principles that we planned to use for the rest of the season.
From the Writers’ Room is a regular feature where we invite the writer behind the most recent serial episode to give us a behind-the-scenes glimpse at just what went into this week’s installment.
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Because that's the other side of thrifty writing: on the one hand, you need to use the story threads you have, so they don't go to waste. But just like a diligent farmer saving seeds for next year's crops, serial writers also have to look to the future.
Two episodes in. Eleven more to go. Buckle up everybody
Here we go again—but different.
At the writer’s summit, we invoked Beyonce and Lemonade, which lead me to create a “bad-ass ladies of music playlist” as background music while I tackled PBB.
Among the thorny topics facing our heroines in this episode, the one that was right in my wheelhouse was "BDSM scenes gone wrong."
If you’ve never rage-quit a game, then you don’t know what it means to be alive.
Writing this episode there were three moments where I suddenly connected to a character in my gut when I didn't necessarily expect to. Those are the moments I live for as a writer.
I’m a romance writer first and foremost. I live for situations like this—meeting someone who just might change your life.
I love the title for episode two because there’s more than one invisible woman.
Now, the moment of truth. We launch… and hope that this fun, crazy, important, sexy, silly, representative thing that we’ve spent over a year getting to the page is received the way we dreamed it would be, by people who get it, and get us.
We survived! ....Well...some of us did at least...