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Get free access to the Writer's Digest and Script Mag tutorial sites for a month with these special codes. Use it for yourself and share with friends.

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Writer's Digest Tutorials

The Writer's Digest Tutorials site is packed with more than 350 tutorials on the craft and business of writing. A few example tutorials include:

  • The First 10 Pages: How to Get (and Keep!) an Editor's Attention
  • How to Differentiate Characters
  • Essential Tips on How to Write a Novel in 30 Days
  • Plotting a Thriller
  • How to Succeed as a Freelance Writer
  • Making It Real: Breathing Life Into Fiction
  • Using the Real in Your Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • How to Plan and Structure the Dreaded Synopsis

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Screenwriting Tutorials

The Screenwriting Tutorials site is loaded with more than 200 tutorials specifically geared toward the needs of screenwriters. A few example tutorials include:

  • Podcasting 101: Creating Your First Podcast
  • The Art of Writing the Twist Ending
  • The Set Piece: Writing the Scene That Will Sell Your Script
  • How to Create a Fabulous TV Script
  • Beginning Feature Film Writing: Creating Your 1-Pager
  • How to Write the Modern Ghost Story

And that's just for starters! If you want to get started in screenwriting or take your craft (and business) to the next level, this is the perfect opportunity to binge-watch a lot of great tutorials.

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Character Exploration and Development in Television (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, exclusive interviews with writers, showrunners and more who share a common thread of character exploration and development!

Janet Key: On Letting Your Novel Take Shape

Janet Key: On Letting Your Novel Take Shape

Author Janet Key discusses the experience of letting the novel take shape through the editorial process for her debut novel, Twelfth.

Benjamin Myers: On Fleeting Moments Becoming Finished Novels

Benjamin Myers: On Fleeting Moments Becoming Finished Novels

Award-winning author and journalist Benjamin Myers discusses the out-of-body experience of having the idea for his new novel, The Perfect Golden Circle.

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WD Presents: 7 WDU Courses, a Chat With Ran Walker, and More!

This week, we're excited to announce 7 WDU courses, a chat about flash fiction with Ran Walker, and more!

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How to Crowdfund Your Book

Crowdfunding in publishing has received a lot of attention in recent months. Successful crowd-funder and author Chris Stollar shares his tips for realistic and practical tips to make crowdfunding work for you.

12 Dos and Don’ts of Revealing Critical Backstory in a Novel

12 Dos and Don’ts of Revealing Critical Backstory in a Novel

How much backstory is too much backstory, and how do we know when we haven’t given enough? Here, bestselling author Jenna Kernan offers six dos and six don’ts of revealing critical backstory in a novel.

How and Why To Turn Your Play Into a Novel

How and Why To Turn Your Play Into a Novel

Award-winning novelist and playwright Lynne Kaufman discusses the differences, similarities, and benefits of turning your play into a novel.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Thinking There’s Not Enough Room for Your Story

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Thinking There’s Not Enough Room for Your Story

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's mistake is thinking there's not enough room for your story.

The Head and the Heart: 5-Minute Memoir

The Head and the Heart: 5-Minute Memoir

In this article from the March/April 2022 issue of Writer's Digest, Lauryne Wright writes about rejection, rumination, and staying true to the creative voice inside ourselves.