May 22, 2023
Ali discusses the portrayal of writers on screen, citing shows such as 30 Rock, Hacks, BoJack Horseman, New Girl, Seinfeld, Party Down, and the short-lived Hulu series, Reboot, all the while sharing advice about the writing process.
Nov 15, 2021
Ali discusses what goes into crafting a compelling character, drawing examples from various TV characters including Moira Rose, Michael Scott, Peggy Olson and Bugs Bunny.
Mar 8, 2021
Ali discusses different types of cliffhangers.
Feb 8, 2021
Ali discusses what goes into writing a compelling inciting incident for any given story.
Aug 17, 2020
Ali and returning guest, Sylvie, discuss their early days of reading and writing fanfiction, touching on various fandoms, genres and pairings, as well as collaborations, crossovers, clichés and general misconceptions about fanfiction. They also discuss the pros and cons of writing fanfiction, their thoughts on the...