Paramount really should have gone with a Trek-established writer or writers
I don't think the writing was the big failure for "Nemesis". It was Stuart Baird's direction
. He did very little homework, the cast complained - and he thought Geordi was an alien.
and certain characters from TNG's seven-year-run-plus four-movies should have appeared in small cameos ranging from a minute to a supporting part.
Such as Wesley. And Guinan. And Janeway.