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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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5 Things to Know When Writing About the Music Industry

5 Things to Know When Writing About the Music Industry

Author Ashley M. Coleman gives you her top five tricks for writing about the music industry—even if you're not an industry expert.

10 Tips on Covering Events as a Freelance Journalist

10 Tips on Covering Events as a Freelance Journalist

From planning ahead to staying late, Alison Hill shares 10 tips for journalists while covering events as a freelancer.

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Character Studies, Writing the Immigrant Experience, and Six Adaptation Steps Before You Adapt a Book (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, navigate different character study approaches in your writing, and tracking emotional journeys.

Lora Senf: On Trusting Children With Middle Grade Fiction

Lora Senf: On Trusting Children With Middle Grade Fiction

Author Lora Senf discusses how one chilling text message led her to writing her new middle grade horror novel, The Clackity.

Katrina Leno: On Writing Around an Idea

Katrina Leno: On Writing Around an Idea

Critically acclaimed novelist Katrina Leno discusses the process of bringing her childhood memories to magical life in her new young adult novel, Sometime in Summer.

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WD Presents: A New Podcast Episode, "Your Story" Prompt, and More!

This week, we're excited to announce our latest episode of "Writer's Digest Presents," the new "Your Story" prompt, and more!

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.