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Jennifer Weiner’s State of Georgia Has Been Canceled

State of Georgia has been canceled, ending the ABC Family show produced by novelist Jennifer Weiner.

The novelist tweeted her reaction: “Alas: #stateofgeorgia is no more. So grateful to the cast, the crew and the writers for letting me come and play…and to all who watched.”

The show starred Raven-Symone, following the adventures of a young actress and her nerdy friend trying to make it in New York City. Weiner talked about the show in this USA Today interview.

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Jennifer Weiner Offers Screenwriting Tips

Author Jennifer Weiner introduced her new novel Then Came You at Barnes & Noble Union Square this week . The novel was inspired by the New York Times article, “Her Body, My Baby: My Adventures with a Surrogate Mom.”

Weiner (pictured) explained how she came to be the co-creator and executive producer for the ABC Family television series, State of Georgia. During her time in Hollywood, she worked closely with the show’s writers.

Weiner also hinted at her current projects. Her next book will star a failed Hollywood producer and she is working on a dystopian tale about infertility (a book reminiscent of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood). Attendees left with signed books and free whoopie pies.

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