Sitcom writer

Say something

What happens in the writer’s room…

“Say something. Anything. But not something stupid. That could get you fired. And if you get fired from your first staffing job, that will look bad. Nobody will want to work with you again. So maybe don’t say anything. But […]

Writers' room

Step 4: Being a writer is not pretty

For your reading pleasure, please take a look at Step 1, Step 2, Step 3. Hey people, Dave Addison back with some revelations regarding my first batch of network notes on my pilot: 1) I wanna shoot myself. 2) They’re not […]

Selling a pilot

Step 1: Selling a pilot (and you didn’t hear it from me)

First off, I’m not Dave Addison. I’ve changed most of the names here to protect the innocent – namely my career as a television writer. This town is small and I can’t bite the hand that feeds me. Or at […]