‘The Expanse’ Showrunner Naren Shankar on the challenges of writing Sci-Fi, Science Fiction Book Club Membership and how 9/11 forced him to be creative on the spot

Naren Shankar, Showrunner of The Expanse joins the WritersRoom Pros Podcast in our newest episode. Listen to hear Naren detail his journey in storytelling including his time on Star Trek: The Next Generation and UC: Undercover. As former members of the Science Fiction Book Club, he and host Jeff Schechter discuss the challenges of science fiction writing, intergalactic tribalism, how 9/11 flipped a script and the future of The Expanse and more. 

WritersRoom Pros is hosted by showrunner Jeff Schechter, Emmy®, WGA, and WGC award-nominated writer and Gemini award-winning producer. Join Jeff each week for conversations with television and film professionals as they discuss their work and their approach to finding and developing stories.

Jeff’s guests include:

  • Jeff Astrof, Showrunner and Co-Creator of Shining Vale
  • Naren Shankar, Showrunner of The Expanse
  • Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Director and Executive Producer of The Gilded Age
  • Steven Kane, Showrunner of The Last Ship and the upcoming Halo TV series

And many, many more!

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