Series about writers

Series about writers
List of the best series about writers selected by visitors to our site: Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Mosaic, Younger, I'm Sorry, Nashville, Z: The Beginning of Everything, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, $#*! My Dad Says, The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, Episodes.

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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from her divorced friends rather than her married ones and it leads her to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.

Mosaic (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Explore the psychological underpinnings of love and murder in a small mountain resort town while following popular children’s book author and illustrator Olivia Lake, whose literary success makes her a local celebrity in the tight-knit community.

Younger (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

Liza Miller, a suddenly single stay-at-home mother, tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at 40-year old. When a chance encounter convinces her she looks younger than she is, Liza tries to pass herself off as 26 and lands a job as an assistant at Empirical Press. Now she just has to make sure no one finds out the secret only she and her best friend Maggie share.

I'm Sorry (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Andrea is a seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom, who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.

Nashville (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.

Z: The Beginning of Everything (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the unpublished writer F. Scott Fitzgerald and moves through their passionate, turbulent love affair and their marriage-made in heaven, lived out in hell as the celebrity couple of their time.

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.

$#*! My Dad Says (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration06:00

Ed Goodson, a forthright and opinionated dad, relishes expressing his unsolicited and often wildly politically incorrect observations to anyone within earshot. Nobody is immune from Ed's rants, including his sons, Henry, a struggling writer-turned-unpaid blogger; and Vince, the meek half of his husband/wife real estate duo with domineering Kathleen. When Henry finds he can no longer afford to pay rent to his pretty roommate -- and secret admirer -- Sam, Ed reveals a soft spot and invites Henry to move in with him. Henry agrees, knowing that the verbal assault will not abate and now there will be no escape.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.

Episodes (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:28

A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.

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Castle (2009)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

The Newsroom (2012)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements.

30 Rock (2006)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series depicted as airing on NBC. The series' name refers to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the address of the GE Building, in which the NBC Studios are located.

I May Destroy You (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.

Hunting Season (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Hunting Season is an American LGBT-themed comedy-drama web series created by Jon Marcus. Following the romantic and sexual exploits of Alex and his small group of friends in New York City, the story was inspired by and largely based on the 2005–08 blog The Great Cock Hunt and the 2008 novel of the same name published by Kensington Books.

Life In Squares (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30

The three-part series centres on the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant as they, and their group of like-minded friends, navigate their way through love, sex and artistic life through the first half of the 20th century.

The Shining (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

The Shining is a three-part television miniseries based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. Directed by Mick Garris from King's teleplay, the series was first aired in 1997.

Road to Avonlea (1990)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43

Road to Avonlea is a television series which was first broadcast in Canada and the United States between 1990 and 1996. It was created by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Films in association with CBC and the Disney Channel, with additional funding from Telefilm Canada.It was adapted from the following books by L.M. Montgomery: The Story Girl, The Golden Road, Chronicles of Avonlea and Further Chronicles of Avonlea.Some episodes of the show were turned into the independent books by different authors. There have been around 30 titles released.In the United States, its title was shortened to simply Avonlea, and a number of episodes were re-titled and re-ordered. When the series was released on VHS and DVD in the United States, the title changed from Road to Avonlea to Tales from Avonlea.The series is set in the fictional small town of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, in the early 20th century. There, 10-year-old Montreal heiress Sara Stanley is sent by her wealthy father to live with her two maiden aunts, Hetty and Olivia King, to be near her late mother's side of the family. The show's focus shifted over the years from Sara's interactions with her new-found relatives, to stories about the King family. Later seasons of the show focused more on residents of Avonlea who were connected to the King family. Sarah Polley left the show in 1994, returning for one guest appearance in the 6th season and one in 7th season.

Any Human Heart (2010)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration04:40

Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen and Sam Claflin take on the lead role of Logan Mountstuart in William Boyd's adaptation of his best-selling novel. From one man's emotional, tumultuous and unpredictable journey through the 20th century comes a funny, moving and ambitious four-part drama. Told through Logan's intimate journals, beginning with the idealism and arrogance of his youth, through the triumphs and tragedies of middle-age, to the unexpected dramas of his twilight years - his story reveals that all our lives are ultimately random, and defined by luck and seemingly inconsequential choices. Hayley Atwell, Natasha Little, Emerald Fennell, Ed Stoppard, Samuel West and Kim Cattrall star alongside Gillian Anderson and Tom Hollander as the lovers, wives, friends and infamous figures he encounters throughout his ordinary and yet utterly extraordinary life.

Eromanga Sensei (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:55

This "sibling romantic comedy" revolves around Masamune Izumi, a light novel author in high school. Masamune's little sister is Sagiri, a shut-in girl who hasn't left her room for an entire year. She even forces her brother to make and bring her meals when she stomps the floor. Masamune wants his sister to leave her room, because the two of them are each other's only family. Masamune's novel illustrator, pen name "Eromanga," draws extremely perverted drawings, and is very reliable. Masamune had never met his illustrator, and figured he was just a disgusting, perverted otaku. However, the truth is revealed… that his "Eromanga-sensei" is his own younger sister! To add to the chaos that erupts between the siblings, a beautiful, female, best-selling shoujo manga creator becomes their rival!

The Plague (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:34

Plague decimates late 16th century Seville, a crowded city where many have arrived to embark for the New World to seek their fortune.

Des (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.

Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.

Party Down (2009)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:27

Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs while hoping for their break or some positive change in their lives.

Mocro Maffia (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecrime
CountryNetherlands

Best friends Romano, Potlood and De Paus rise in the rank of the criminal world. Before they know it, they run Amsterdam's entire coke market. Because of jealousy, their relation becomes complicated and ends up hostile.

Californication (2007)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28

A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

Spaced (1999)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:25

Spaced: the anti-Friends, in that it examines the lives of common 20 somethings, but in a way that is more down to earth and realistic. Here we have Daisy and Tim; two 'young' adults with big dreams just trying to get by in this crazy world. They are thrown together in a common pursuit of tenancy, which they find by posing as a couple. The house has a landlady and an oddball artist living there. The series explores the ins and outs of London living.

Pretend It's a City (2021)

Wander the New York City streets and fascinating mind of wry writer, humorist and raconteur Fran Lebowitz as she sits down with Martin Scorsese.

It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea

Desperate to escape from his emotional baggage and the heavy responsibility he’s had all his life, a psychiatric ward worker begins to heal with help from the unexpected—a woman who writes fairy tales but doesn’t believe in them.

Valeria (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain

A writer in a creative and marital crisis finds refuge and support in her three best friends. Based on the novels by Elisabet Benavent.




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