You’ve heard the story: start out as an intern, become an agent’s assistant, then a production assistant, a writer’s assistant, staff writer (in this case, on Jane the Virgin), and eventually, create your own show.
Well, our guest on today’s episode of The Call Sheet, Merigan Mulhern, lived it. Get advice from a young, talented writer who came to Hollywood with no connections and eventually sold a pilot that… almost got produced. In 2020. (You might be able to guess the twist ending on this one.)