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Roswell | Interviews
Melinda Metz and Laura Burns
The writers who invented Roswell.

Melinda Metz and Laura Burns Melinda Metz and Laura Burns met while working as editors. When Laura needed someone to help develop a story of teen aliens, she turned to Mel, and the rest is history.

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A meeting of minds

  How did you first get together?

Inventing Roswell

  How did you come up with the original concept for Roswell?

TV beckons

  Was TV always in the back of your mind, or was Roswell High written as a book first and foremost?

Crash course

  Is working in TV what you expected?

Older and wiser

  How much has Roswell grown into its own life as a TV series?

Separate lives

  In the early stages, were you consulted about the series?

Fingerprints of fear

  Tell us about your current project.

Roswell, The Next Generation

  If there was a spin off from Roswell who would you like to see in it and why?

Romantic centre

  What do you see as the main themes of Roswell?

Love for Isabel

  What are you working on at the moment on Roswell?

Alien head lollies

  What sort of merchandising would you like to see?

Real Roswell

  What do you think really happened at Roswell?

End of the World

  What were your favourites episodes of season two and why?

Roswell Christmas

  What about A Roswell Christmas Carol appeals to you?

By the book?

  Out of all the actors that got cast in the show who was closest to your vision?

Publication plans

  Will you return to book writing in the future?

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