Alexander Aciman is a screenwriter and journalist living in New York. His work has appeared in The New York Times, the Paris Review, The New Yorker online, Tablet, and elsewhere. After working on the Netflix documentary series Rotten, he co-wrote and sold an original series to Amazon. He is currently developing material for film and television with various studios and production companies.
The success of a show often hangs on the writer’s ability to create a compelling sense of place. Use this prompt from classes instructor Alexander Aciman to imagine possibilities for your very own TV series.