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Today Glen Merzer is a novelist (Off the Reservation) and screenwriter. His credits include Parenthood, St. Elsewhere, China Beach, Boy Meets World, and Weird Science.

In 1986, he was a graduate student in the Theatre Department at The University of Alabama, and his play Amorphous George was about to be performed at The Kennedy Center.

This film follows the production to Washington and follows Merzer through a stand up comedy routine performance, rehearsals, and reflections on his background, motivations and ambitions.

The Write Stuff was produced for The University of Alabama Center for Public Television.

Narrated by Michael Letcher.