I find that the only reason to write TV specs these days is for the TV writing programs/fellowships. Otherwise, they rarely serve a purpose.
Q: When I first introduce a character into a story, must I always give his or her last name? Is the first name enough? Must I name the character at all?
When you decide to write a spec script for television, you must first decide the series for which you want to write a sample episode.
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Every successful screenwriter or novelist I know possesses one outstanding quality: tenacity. The difference between working writers and wannabes isn’t talent or age.