Do not allow another obsession—golf, basket weaving, nursing orphaned monkeys back to health—to overshadow your writing until you've published three to four books. I've noticed that people who say "I'm a writer, actor, painter, dog groomer, teacher, oboist, and dirt-bike racer" are not very good at any of those professions or avocations.
What Is Pastiche in Literature, and Why Is Sherlock Holmes Perfect for It?
What has made Sherlock Holmes so adaptable and changeable throughout the character’s original inception? Author Timothy Miller explains.
WD Presents: Our Brand-New Digital Guide, 6 WDU Courses, and More!
This week, we’re excited to announce our new “Get Published in 2022” digital guide, six new WDU courses, and more!
How to Write from a Place of Truth and Desire and Bending the Rules in Screenwriting (From Script)
In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, exclusive interviews with screenwriter Steven Knight (Spencer), Mike Mills (C'mon C'mon), and David Mitchell (Matrix Resurrection). Plus, how to utilize your vulnerability in your writing and different perspectives on screenwriting structure.
Tapping Your Memories for Emotional Truths on the Page
Sharing even a fraction of our feelings with our characters will help our stories feel more authentic. Here, Kris Spisak explains how to tap into our memories to tell emotional truths on the page.