First Draft Episode #184: Bridget Tyler
Bridget Tyler (find her on Twitter and Instagram, too!), debut author of The Pioneer, comes to First Draft with Sarah Enni to talk about adventure and sci-fi, getting outside of her own bubble for storytelling perspective, avoiding the Leia-Han love story trope... and in a First Draft exclusive, Bridget reveals the name of the sequel to The Pioneer!
Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode
Return of the Jedi, episode VI of the Star Wars saga
The Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene
Care Bears are fictional characters originally created for greeting cards that branched into other media, including a popular children’s animated series.
How Bridget Tyler almost lived out all of our Veronica Mars fantasies
Hell on Wheels, an AMC television western dramatic series with the building of the transcontinental railroad as its focus
Horizon is a television movie Bridget wrote
The title of the sequel to The Pioneer!
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