We see it at work every day, in the inspirational stories we uncover and share with our consumers, and in the heartfelt responses we receive from them. But a story is only as good as its writer. Despite going from one channel to over 800 within the span of a generation, the Indian television industry has no mentorship programs for its writers. In 2016, we decided to do something about it. We announced the Star Writers Program – an elite, six-month television writing course, with a two-year writing contract waiting for everyone who graduates.