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Breaking into Television Writing

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Reader Lauren Machin from Atlanta, Georgia asks:How do I become a television writer if I don't have any contacts?Writer/Producer Lee Goldberg responds:I get this question a lot, but it's disingenuous, since I'm a TV writer/producer and whoever is asking me that is really asking me to either read their script or to invite them in to pitch. So, theoretically, they already know somebody in the business.They're luckier than I was when I got started. I didn't know anybody in the TV industry. But I got in. How did I do it? Everybody's story is unique. Most of those stories, however,...

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