Welcome to our live chat with TV writer and executive producer Jane Espenson!
Jane is currently a writer/co-executive producer for Battlestar Galactica, a consulting producer on Dollhouse, and the showrunner/exec producer for the upcoming Battlestar spinoff Caprica. She was previously a staff writer on Buffy the Vampire Slayer — which featured a groundbreaking lesbian storyline — and has written for many other shows including Ellen (the sitcom Ellen DeGeneres came out on), Tru Calling, and Gilmore Girls. Read more about Jane’s career on Wikipedia.
She was kind enough to agree to answer your questions about the shows she’s worked on, and the process of writing for TV in general.
The chat is archived below — click on the “replay” button to read it.