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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Max Gladstone on writing Bookburners S2E13: “The End of the Day”

Here we are! The end of the second season of Bookburners.

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Matthew Cody on writing ReMade Episode 1: “Shadows and Dreams”

Beginning an adventure - and avoiding Spoiler City...

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Margaret Dunlap on writing Bookburners S2E12: “Coming Home”

Where or where to set the final show down?

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Andrea Phillips on writing Bookburners Season 2 Episode 11: “Shock and Awe”

You've probably noticed by now that Bookburners can be a little... weird?

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Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman on writing Whitehall Episode 13: “Safe Harbor”

It’s the last episode! And it was tremendous fun to write.

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Brian Francis Slattery on writing Bookburners S2E10: “One With the World”

If Episode 8 was the easiest one of the season to write, Episode 10 was the hardest.

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Madeleine E. Robins on writing Whitehall Episode 12: “More Harmony in Her Bright Eye”

The consequences of neglect play out.

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Sarah Smith on writing Whitehall Episode 11: “A King and No King”

What does it mean—emotionally and politically—for a royal couple to be suspected of infertility?

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Margaret Dunlap on writing Bookburners S02 E09: “The Village”

On one hand, “The Village” is the most TV-esque episode I’ve ever written for Bookburners. Yet, what makes the episode really work is a device that is nearly impossible to pull off in television or film.

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Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman on writing Whitehall Episode 10: “Our Hope Alone”

Co-creators Liz and Delia are back on the blog, chatting about this how this week's royally dramatic episode came to be!

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Brian Francis Slattery on writing Bookburners S02 E08: “Present Infinity”

Like the Absurdist Mafia, Team Four was going to give our protagonists an offer they couldn’t understand.

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Amal El-Mohtar on writing Bookburners S02 E07: “Fire and Ice”

Borders are much on my mind – as well as the question of who’s allowed through them, when, how, and what they get called once they’re on the other side. Writing fantasy – where I can decant my anger into beings of living flame – is what allows me to approach topics I find otherwise paralysing.

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