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3 Keys to Your Success in 2022 (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, Script contributor Dave Trottier shares three actionable objectives to set yourself up for success as a screenwriter. Plus, an exclusive interview with tick, tick…BOOM! Screenwriter Steven Levenson, and so much more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, Script contributor Dave Trottier shares three actionable objectives to set yourself up for success as a screenwriter. Plus, an exclusive interview with tick, tick…BOOM! Screenwriter Steven Levenson, and so much more!

3 Keys to Your Success in 2022

3 Keys to Your Success in 2022

Script contributor Dave Trottier shares three actionable objectives to set yourself up for success as a screenwriter.

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Interview with The Commando Director Asif Akbar

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Asif Akbar is directing on a larger scale with The Commando, an edge-of-your-seat thriller starring Mickey Rourke and Michael Jai White. Akbar discusses the origins of his career, his inspirations and The Commando in this exclusive interview for Script magazine.

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Interview with tick, tick…BOOM! Screenwriter Steven Levenson

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In a wide-ranging discussion, screenwriter Steven Levenson talks about writing and collaborating for the stage, film and television, delving into the creative process, and the challenges of adapting tick, tick…BOOM!—a true story to the screen.

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TV Writer Podcast 126 - Aaron Vaccaro ("Mike & Molly," "Superior Donuts," "Team Kaylie," "Drama Club")

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His Grandfather was in the original Our Gang comedies ... This week, host Gray Jones interviews comedy writer and Script Anatomy instructor Aaron Vaccaro.

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Where Genre Has No Limits: Spotlight on Screenwriter Jo Ferreira

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Screenwriter Jo Ferreira shares with Script her favorite genres to write in, what movies and novels inspired her to become a writer and what keeps her motivated to write.

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Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022

Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022

Here are the top live streams, podcasts, and YouTube channels as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

What Is Fan Fiction in Writing?

What Is Fan Fiction in Writing?

You might have heard the term, especially if you’re in online fandoms, but what exactly is fan fiction? Managing Editor Moriah Richard explains.

5 Ways To Use Short Stories To Grow as a Writer

5 Ways To Use Short Stories To Grow as a Writer

Short story writing can be a gateway to writing your novel—but they’re also fun and worthy stories in their own right. Here, author Dallas Woodburn shares 5 ways to use short stories to grow as a writer.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is not having an online presence.

Shirlene Obuobi: On Writing From Experience

Shirlene Obuobi: On Writing From Experience

Physician, cartoonist, and author Shirlene Obuobi discusses the writerly advice that led to writing her new coming-of-age novel, On Rotation.

WD Poetic Form Challenge

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Kimo Winner

Learn the winner and Top 10 list for the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the kimo.

8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

Tattoos and their artists can reveal interesting details about your characters and offer historical context. Here, author June Gervais shares 8 things writers should know about tattoos.

Tyler Moss | Reporting Through Lens of Social Justice

Writing Through the Lens of Social Justice

WD Editor-at-Large Tyler Moss makes the case for reporting on issues of social justice in freelance writing—no matter the topic in this article from the July/August 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Intentional Trail

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Intentional Trail

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character leave clues for people to find them.