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Friday, October 14 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
How I Met Your Mother: A Conversation with Carter Bays

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Sit down and strap in for what’s sure to be a comedy-packed story, full of unconventional twists and turns with the co-creator of How I Met Your Mother, Carter Bays. Bays will discuss how he broke standard sitcom rules, the importance of knowing your ending, and how his love for structure and plot guided his creative process in creating one of the longest-running stories in TV history.

Moderators
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Becka Oliver

Moderator; Executive Director of the Writers' League of Texas
Becka Oliver joined the Writers' League in 2013 as Executive Director after more than sixteen years of experience working in book publishing. She spent much of her publishing career inside two of the “big six” publishing leaders – Macmillan and Hachette Book Group -- licensing domestic and foreign rights on behalf of countless notable authors, including Sandra Brown, Brad Meltzer, Nicholas Sparks, Jon Stewart and the Daily Show... Read More →

Panelists
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Carter Bays

co-creator/executive producer How I Met Your Mother; writer American Dad!, Late Show with David Letterman
Carter Bays is a co-creator and executive producer of the popular comedy series How I Met Your Mother. His other writing credits include Oliver Beene, American Dad!, and the Late Show with David Letterman. Along with HIMYM co-creator Craig Thomas, Bays co-founded the band The Solids, and their songwriting work has most recently been featured on Sesame Street. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Bays lives in New York City with his wife and three... Read More →

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Friday October 14, 2016 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by Final Draft

Attendees (115)