From The Writers' Room

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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Carrie Harris on writing ReMade E12: “Modern History”

You know how they say that life imitates art? Sometimes that’s true, and when you’re writing about a bunch of kids marooned lord-only-knows-where and being chased by killer robots, it’s the last thing that you want.

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Joel Derfner on writing Tremontaine S2E7: “The Duchess Gambit”

Sometimes perfection takes a bit of work.

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E.C. Myers on writing ReMade E11: “We’re Dead Here in This Ghost Town”

So here it is, the second part of Loki’s back story.

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Mary Anne Mohanraj on writing Tremontaine S2E6: “Blood and Silk”

Exploring the communities of Tremontaine.

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My First Story Summit: Amy Rose Capetta

Author Amy Rose Capetta tells about attending her very first Serial Box story summit! Spoiler: there will be bagels.

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Gwenda Bond on writing ReMade E10: “Mirror of Fate”

I came in to the ReMade writers room when it was about halfway through writing the first season as a guest--one who was made to feel very welcome. “Put your feet up,” everyone said. “Which character are you interested in? What do you want to do?”

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Alaya Dawn Johnson on writing Tremontaine S2E5: “Alive, and Home Here”

I know feeling out of place a thousand miles from home. I know that sudden longing for the flavors and sounds and understood rhythms of the place that you were born. Which is to say, on this level I understand Kaab very well.

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Joel Derfner on writing Tremontaine S2E4: “All That Glitters”

Going off script to talking about Tremontaine - and the broader world we live in.

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Andrea Phillips on writing ReMade E9: “Whiteout”

Sometimes writing is like trying to carve your name into stone using a dull spoon. Sometimes writing is like a bolt of magic going through you, as if you were just a gateway for something to bring itself into the world.

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E. C. Myers on writing ReMade E8: “End of the Line”

Obviously I always want to produce my best work for this series, and in anything I write, but full disclosure: I felt even more pressure on this one for a few reasons.

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Mary Anne Mohanraj on writing Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

When Ellen called me and invited me to work on Tremontaine, I have to admit, I was a little star-struck.

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Tessa Gratton on writing Tremontaine S2E2: “Old in Mischief”

I stared at the blank page for about an hour when I sat down to write the first words of episode 2. It felt like stepping through a doorway I’d searched for since I was a teenager and first read Swordspoint. I don’t usually have trouble with blank pages. Once a project is ready, I know where I need to begin, and how. But this was Riverside.

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