Everything You Never Knew: Writers’ Room Edition

Simone Wymbs-Stevens
Showrunner's Assistant
BLACKISH

Show of virtual hands: who here wants to be staffed on a show someday? Even if your ultimate goal is to produce and run your own show, chances are that you’ll need to work in the writers’ rooms of other shows before you can take that leap. But what even goes on in a writers’ room? How do you get in one, and, once you’re there, what are the rules of conduct?

Wonder no more! Simone Wymbs-Stevens is here to answer all that and more!

This 90 Minute Webinar Will Cover:

  • Things not to do to get staffed 
  • What elements work or don’t work in samples 
  • How do you stand out and the importance of having a story 
  • The importance of being human in a writers' room
About Your Host

Simone Wymbs-Stevens graduated from NYU's Tisch, School of the Arts with a BFA in Film and TV in 2013. A year on the post-grad struggle bus later, she got her first job working as an office PA on a pilot which landed her on season four of CBS' PERSON OF INTEREST. After the season ended, she had an epiphany, realized she wanted to be a comedy writer, and decided to move to Los Angeles. She finally managed to leave the world of procedural dramas behind when she landed a job working for Lindsey Shockley, a Co-EP on season four of ABC's BLACKISH. They have cake in the office almost every week and she is never leaving.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. Following the Order Confirmation, you will receive a second email with the link to access the recording.

**If you do not receive this second email within 2 hours of receiving your Order Confirmation, first check your spam filter and if it's not there, email dorian@roadmapwriters.com!


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