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Latest Episodes

From Comic-Book Adaptations to Action-Driven Content ft. Sue Chung (Agent Carter/The Brave) (PT152)
September 23, 2019

Alex and Nick invite Sue Chung, writer on Agent Carter, The Brave, and The Red Line, to discuss her experience working on TV dramas, including comic-book adaptations, limited series, and action-driven content.

Paper Tease Returns – September Session (PT151)
September 16, 2019

Alex and Nick renew their popular Paper Tease session and give feedback on five of your TV pilot teasers.

The Paper Team 150th Episode Special (PT150)
September 09, 2019

Alex and Nick mark 150 episodes of Paper Team with an incredible celebration all about your favorite moments from the podcast and new advice from guests. Which iconic episodes have you loved most? How are writers staying at the top of their craft?

Impostor Syndrome, Staffing Submissions and Commercials – Paper Scraps Monthly (PT149)
August 26, 2019

Alex and Nick discuss the latest TV writing news on staffing submissions, and answer your TV writing questions about career obstacles, spec scripts, and how valuable ideas actually are. Plus, we announce an upcoming Paper Team travel.

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your TV Scripts (PT148)
August 19, 2019

Alex and Nick discuss the many common mistakes to avoid in your TV scripts. From structure and character to dialogue and formatting, we go over the frequent problems we've encountered, and our advice on fixing them.

Paper Team Mentorship IV – Staffing Update With Paul (PT147)
August 12, 2019

Alex and Nick catch up with their first mentee Paul Chang, recently staffed on a Disney animated series, to hear about what he's been up to and get his perspective on being a new staff writer in television.

TV Business Resources We Use (PT146)
August 05, 2019

Alex and Nick share the many TV business resources they use for networking, meetings, contact management, writing news, and everything to navigate the television industry. We go over our personal recommendations and why they matter to us.

Paper Scraps Monthly – Branding Samples, Manager Opinions, and OTTs (PT145)
July 29, 2019

Alex and Nick look at the latest TV writing news and answer your questions about classes, branding yourself as a nascent writer, and advice about managers. Plus, we announce the return of a fan-favorite segment and a very special episode.

Writing Heroes and Breaking Genres ft. Tamara Becher-Wilkinson (Doom Patrol/Daredevil) (PT144)
July 22, 2019

Alex and Nick invite Tamara Becher-Wilkinson, writer and co-executive producer on Doom Patrol and Daredevil, to discuss her writing process, breaking stories across different genres, and her experiences in the writers' room.

Comedy v. Drama II: Blurred Lines (PT143)
July 15, 2019

Alex and Nick revisit the topic of one of their seminal episode: Comedy versus Drama. Should you still declare a major in the age of dramedies and blurred formats? How should you approach staffing and your writing samples in today's era?