'Awkward's' Creator Reveals the Secrets of Writing Complicated Teens


It wouldn’t be too far of a leap for us to assume that Awkward'screator and executive producer Lauren Iungerich is probably on top of the world. The MTV series is getting solid ratings and good critical reviews. And as she sat on the panel for the show at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour, it was announcedthat the network is picking up her pilot, Dumb Girls.

During the panel, Iungerich described where she gets her unique take on high school and more specifically the tortured world of the teen girl. 

"Yeah, there’s no source material for this, my own head, my awkward experiences as a teenager," she says only half joking. "I think as a writer, you write about things you know. There’s a lot of truth in this… things that happened to me." Read More...



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