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Episode Info: Showrunner and Executive Producer of Netflix's Daybreak, Aron Eli Coleite, took a break to chat with me about what it takes to survive high school (at the apocalypse), paying his dues in Hollywood, and the collaborative nature of world-building and scriptwriting for TV. "Surviving high school is like surviving the apocalypse," – Aron Eli Coleite Aron is a comic book writer, TV writer, and producer best known for his work on the popular NBC series Heroes and the CBS series Star Trek Discovery. His latest is the dark, zombie comedy series Daybreak starring Matthew Broderick, co-created with Brad Peyton for Netflix. It's been called “Mad Max meets Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” by SyFy.com and is based on Brian Ralph's graphic novel series of the same name. Aron also helped co-develop the newest version of Locke & Key for Netflix - including co-writing the first episode with comic book series creator Joe Hill. His upcoming projects include adapting Amulet for 20th Century Fox. Please help us learn more about you by completing this short 7-question survey This episode of The Writer Files is brought to you by the team at Author Accelerator. Author Accelerator book coaches give writers feedback, accountability, and support while you write, so you can get that your idea out of your head and onto the page. In Part One of this file Aron Eli Coleite and I discussed: How his lifelong love of comic books boosted his career What it was like to earn his stripes working with Tim Kring on Crossing Jordan and the groundbreaking Heroes series Why his latest show terrifies him as a writer How so much iconic film and TV informed the unique genre-bending world of Daybreak Why cliffhangers are so important for propelling your audience to a finale And the difference between writing for the streaming model vs. episodic TV Show Notes: Author Accelerator Daybreak on Netflix The Only Podcast Left - Daybreak on Spotify Aron Eli Coleite on IMDB.com Aron Eli Coleite on Wikipedia Daybreak on Facebook Daybreak on Twitter Kelton Reid on Twitter Please click the PayPal Donate button to support The Writer Files with a secure PayPal donation  ...
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