Promise that as soon as I can speak directly I will. But another piece I can say is that T and I were stuck in a loop of adapting other work, or trying to sell people on the idea of us adapting our books. But my agent Jonathan Westover had told me years ago, back when I returned from the NW, that television was being written by staff, and they didn’t hire anyone over 40 (not totally true, but true enough). I was over 50. Screwed.

So there were two things I could do, according to J.W.:

  1. Create a television series
  2. Write movies.