Mara Brock Akil is the screenwriter and producer of “Love Is” on OWN network. You probably aren’t aware that Mara was the screenwriter for some of your favorite shows like Girlfriends, The Game, Being Mary Jane, Sparkle and Moesha. If you’re. A sucker for a great love story then this is for you. If you haven’t seen an episode yet. Stop reading here as this will be a bit of a spoiler. Nuri and Yasir are all about LOVE!