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While they were out, striking writers kept writing, but for themselves

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The Writers Guild of America holds a large-scale picket and rally outside ABC's "One Life To Live" as part of the strike. (Photo by Brendon Stuart)

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The Writers Guild of America holds a large-scale picket and rally outside ABC's "One Life To Live" as part of the strike. (Photo by Brendon Stuart)

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Striking writers hit the picket line this winter outside the Time Warner Center in New York. (Photo courtesy of the Writers Guild of America, East)

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The 100-day writers strike provided just the free time and creative stimulation writers needed to resurrect back burner projects and develop new material, some of which will debut soon. But a lot of the new material isn't destined for your TV. Instead, look for these strike projects to go straight to the Web, or end up in movie theaters or on stage.


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