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A Peek Behind the Curtain of Award-Winning TV Shows, Understanding Structure, and Pushing Forward with Your Ideas: From Script

In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, interviews with Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale creator/showrunner Bruce Miller, HBO's Euphoria star and co-writer Hunter Schafer, plus understanding structure in screenwriting from multiple perspectives and how to push forward with your story ideas.

In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, interviews with Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale creator/showrunner Bruce Miller, HBO's Euphoria star and co-writer Hunter Schafer, plus understanding structure in screenwriting from multiple perspectives and how to push forward with your story ideas.

A New Perspective Within Euphoria

A New Perspective Within Euphoria

Hunter Schafer as Jules Vaughn in Euphoria, HBO

Script's editor Sadie Dean speaks with Euphoria star turned writer Hunter Schafer about how this special episode idea came to be, her writing process with show creator Sam Levinson, tapping into vulnerabilities, and what she hopes mainstream viewers take away after watching this episode

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The Eye of The Handmaid’s Tale

The Eye of The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid's Tale, Hulu

Script's editor Sadie Dean interviews The Handmaid's Tale creator and showrunner Bruce Miller. This interview is a unique opportunity to pull back the curtain on his wizardry and truly witness how passionate he is about the book and respectful of Margaret Atwood’s story, the delicate balance of writing female characters, and how much joy he’s received over the last four seasons of writing this show for a dedicated audience.

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Structure and You

Structure and You

Do three acts guarantee a good movie? Script contributor Peter Markham analyzes structure and our differing attitudes towards it.

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Meet the Reader: "Great Writing Advice from Laura Linney and Steven Spielberg (Sort of)"

MEET THE READER: "Great Writing Advice from Laura Linney and Steven Spielberg (Sort of)"

How do you press on when you’ve lost faith in your ideas and in your abilities? Ray Morton shares advice on how to press on and push past self-doubt.

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Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 596

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 punishment poem.

Jacquelyn Mitchard: On Forgiveness in Fiction

Jacquelyn Mitchard: On Forgiveness in Fiction

Award-winning novelist Jacquelyn Mitchard discusses the chance meeting that led to her new novel, The Good Son.

Sea Bound

Sea Bound

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, write about someone connected to the sea.

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Michigan Quarterly Review: Market Spotlight

Michigan Quarterly Review: Market Spotlight

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Desperate vs. Disparate (Grammar Rules)

Desperate vs. Disparate (Grammar Rules)

This post looks at the differences between desperate and disparate with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

What Is Pastiche in Literature, and Why Is Sherlock Holmes Perfect for It?

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.

How to Write Through Grief and Find Creativity

How to Write Through Grief and Find Creativity

When author Diana Giovinazzo found herself caught in the storm of grief, doing what she loved felt insurmountable. Here, she shares how she worked through her grief to find her creativity again.

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WD Presents: Our Brand-New Digital Guide, 6 WDU Courses, and More!

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