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A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn about how crypto currency is making a wave in the entertainment business, what percentages really mean in film financing, the pros and cons of writing partnerships, an exclusive interview with three-time NAACP Image Awards nominee, co-creator and former showrunner of CBS’ 'S.W.A.T.' Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn about how crypto currency is making a wave in the entertainment business, what percentages really mean in film financing, the pros and cons of writing partnerships, an exclusive interview with three-time NAACP Image Awards nominee, co-creator and former showrunner of CBS’ 'S.W.A.T.' Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and more!

Revisiting History through 'unCIVILIZED'

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

Meet the Native women who are on a mission to empower and inspire Native American storytellers, by forging the way with their historical one-hour drama series 'unCIVILIZED'.

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NFT & Blockchain - New Ways to Raise Film Financing and Make Movies with Emmy-Winning Producer Cindy Cowan

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

Learn more about crypto currency and how it’s making change in the entertainment business.

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Here's the Thing... What They Don't Tell You About Writing Partnerships

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

Ever wonder what it's like to work with a writing partner? Or how to find one? Or if it's worth looking for one?

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Ruth Gordon (with Her Husband, Garson Kanin) -- Truly the Marrying Kind

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

Celebrating the Female Screenwriters Who Came Before Us: Ruth Gordon

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It Depends – What the &%#! Does a “Percentage” Really Mean?

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

How a percentage is calculated, how the fraction is determined and just what whole is to be considered can all be incredibly complex and difficult elements to fathom. If you don’t have a handle on how these elements interact you can be easily overwhelmed or underserved by the “simple” percentage involved.

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A New Road for ‘Midnight in the Switchgrass’ Director Randall Emmett

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews prolific producer Randall Emmett about his feature directorial debut thriller 'Midnight in the Switchgrass'. The two discuss his attraction to the material, working with renowned filmmakers, his collaboration with screenwriter Alan Horsnail and much more.

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Entertaining and Engaging an Audience with TV Writer and Former Showrunner of CBS' 'S.W.A.T.' Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews Aaron Rahsaan Thomas who is a three-time NAACP Image Awards nominee, co-creator and former showrunner of CBS’ 'S.W.A.T.', and all-around genuine and knowledgeable industry leader.

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In-Between: Writer's Digest 2nd Annual Personal Essay Awards Winner

In-Between: Writer's Digest 2nd Annual Personal Essay Awards Winner

Congratulations to Alyssa Rickert, Grand Prize winner of the 2nd Annual Writer's Digest Personal Essay Awards. Here's her winning essay, "In Between."

Things To Consider When Writing About Ghosts and the Supernatural in Fiction

Things To Consider When Writing About Ghosts and the Supernatural in Fiction

From maintaining subtlety to visiting haunted places, author J. Fremont shares everything to consider when writing about ghosts and the supernatural in fiction.

6 Effective Steps To Promote Your Forthcoming Book on Social Media and Feel Good About It

6 Effective Steps To Promote Your Forthcoming Book on Social Media and Feel Good About It

Social media is a daunting albeit important aspect of promoting our work. Here, author Aileen Weintraub offers six steps to promote your book on social media authentically.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 609

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a world-building poem.

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Writer's Digest Presents: World-Building (Podcast, Episode 5)

In the fifth episode of the Writer's Digest Presents podcast, we talk about world-building in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including interviews with authors Whitney Hill (fiction) and Jeannine Hall Gailey (poetry).

Heirloom

Heirloom

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, someone's shown up demanding your narrator's family heirloom.

May Cobb: On Stolen Moments

May Cobb: On Stolen Moments

Author May Cobb discusses offering readers a summer of mayhem with her new novel, My Summer Darlings.

The Time Is Now: Securing First-Hand Accounts of History for Writing Projects

The Time Is Now: Securing First-Hand Accounts of History for Writing Projects

Writer Stephen L. Moore discusses the benefits of having first-hand accounts for historical writing and offers advice on best practices in securing interviews while there’s still time.

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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!