interview: LaToya Morgan, Warner Brothers Writers’ Workshop 2011

A mutual friend introduced me to LaToya soon after she finished the Warner Brothers Writers’ Workshop.  I thought her journey was very inspiring, so I asked if she’d be willing to share her experiences.

What spec did you submit to get into the WB Writers’ Workshop? What made you pick that show?

SONS OF ANARCHY.  I love the show and thought it would be a good vehicle to showcase my ability to write gritty, masculine characters as well as action.  It was a fun spec to write.

How many scripts did you write before you were accepted? Did you submit to the other writing programs?

I wrote several features and four TV specs prior to the Workshop. I applied to several of the writing fellowships in previous years but last year I only applied to Warner Bros. The Warner Bros. Workshop is the gold standard and I wanted into that one more than any other. (more…)

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