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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Lindsay Smith on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E12: “Zügzwang”

Three swords of Damocles have finally, finally dropped, and oh, the carnage is going to be glorious.

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Max Gladstone on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E11: “Absent Friends”

I loved writing Frank's sections of this episode. He has such a different voice from the younger characters: richer with history, bare of self-doubt. He might have been out of the field for a long time, but he remembers the swing of it: the prickling of danger, the thrill of the hunt. (His canine costar doesn't hurt, either!)

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Cassandra Rose Clarke on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E10: “The Mirror Cracked”

Last season I wrote the penultimate episode, and it was fun this time around to kick off the final third of the book, rather than laying out the pieces for the big finale. Never before had I felt so George R. R. Martin-y!

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Ian Tregillis on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E9: “Aftermath”

Okay, so I bent the rules a little bit. A ~teensy~ bit.

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Cassandra Rose Clarke on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E7: “Bishop Takes Queen”

Spy novels are tricky, twisty things as it is, but add in two more overlapping factions so that the Cold War essentially becomes three dimensional and you’re in for a challenge.

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Fran Wilde on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E6: “Talisman”

What one can find when lost in Prague...

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Lindsay Smith on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E5: “Trust, But Verify”

Into the fray, mid-juggle.

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Cassandra Rose Clarke on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E4: “Earth and Salt, Fire and Mercury”

Smooches, boxing, and the smell of magic - what more can we ask for?

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Ian Tregillis on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E3: “Old Game, New Players”

Not so fun fact: the Beatles broke up during this episode.

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Max Gladstone on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E2: “Complicating Factors”

Max is back in Prague...

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Lindsay Smith on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold S2E1: “Awakening”

Season 2 and we're back in time, Prague, and all the action!

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Ellen Kushner on writing Tremontaine S2E13: “Dissolution”

Tremontaine Teamwork at its finest.

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