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Aaron Sorkin and Overcoming Writing Obstacles (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, an interview with Aaron Sorkin about his new film Being the Ricardos and overcoming writing obstacles. Plus, a new Reckless Creatives podcast episode about juggling your job and creative endeavors, and more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, an interview with prolific writer Aaron Sorkin about his new film Being the Ricardos and overcoming writing obstacles. Plus, a new Reckless Creatives podcast episode about juggling your job and creative endeavors, Script contributor Bryan Young shares screenwriting takeaways you can learn from the latest MCU film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, and so much more!

Writing for the Holidays: An Interview with Candy Coated Christmas Screenwriter Alex Yonks

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Screenwriter Alex Yonks speaks with Script about her writing journey from acting to attending Chapman and landing a dream job on "The Big Bang Theory," virtually collaborating with co-writers Joey Plager and Ellie Kanner, and what type of stories and themes she's most interested in writing about.

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Reckless Creatives Podcast - EP 11 - Let's Talk About Money

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Money. It's what everyone wants. But how do you juggle the job with the art ... or the art with a family and a mortgage? Sadie Dean and Jeanne Veillette Bowerman attempt to give advice, but by no means should you ever take financial advice from either of them!

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Overcoming Obstacles: An Interview with Aaron Sorkin

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Script contributor Sonya Alexander interviews award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin about his new film Being the Ricardos, his approach to writing characters, overcoming writer's block, his research process, and so much more!

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Spider-Man: No Way Home and What it Can Teach Screenwriters

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If you’re a fan of any iteration of Spider-Man over the last twenty years, you’re going to want to see this movie. And if you’re a screenwriter, there are definitely things to pick apart and adapt to your own work, big blockbuster superhero movie or not.

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Where Genre Has No Limits: Spotlight on Screenwriter Alexis Adkins

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Script contributor Nanea Taylor speaks one-on-one with screenwriter Alexis Adkins about her writing journey, stories that she's drawn to write about, balancing her career and personal life, and where she hopes to see herself in ten years.

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Your Story Writing Prompts

94 Your Story Writing Prompts

Due to popular demand, we've assembled all the Your Story writing prompts on WritersDigest.com in one post. Click the link to find each prompt, the winners, and more.

How Inspiration and Research Shape a Novel

How Inspiration and Research Shape a Novel

Historical fiction relies on research to help a story’s authenticity—but it can also lead to developments in the story itself. Here, author Lora Davies discusses how inspiration and research helped shape her new novel, The Widow’s Last Secret.

Poetic Forms

Saraband: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the saraband, a septet (or seven-line) form based on a forbidden dance.

Karen Hamilton: On Cause and Effect

Karen Hamilton: On Cause and Effect

International bestselling author Karen Hamilton discusses the “then and now” format of her new domestic thriller, The Ex-Husband.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: The Ultimatum

Plot Twist Story Prompts: The Ultimatum

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character give or face an ultimatum.

6 Things Every Writer Should Know About Sylvia Beach and Shakespeare and Company

6 Things Every Writer Should Know About Sylvia Beach and Shakespeare and Company

Sylvia Beach was friend to many writers who wrote what we consider classics today. Here, author Kerri Maher shares six things everyone should know about her and Shakespeare and Company.

How Writers Can Apply Business Tools to Their Writing

How Writers Can Apply Business Tools to Their Writing

Author Katherine Quevedo takes an analytical look at the creative process in hopes to help other writers find writing success.

Nick Petrie: On Following the Most Compelling Story

Nick Petrie: On Following the Most Compelling Story

Award-winning author Nick Petrie discusses how he listened to the story that wanted to be told in his new Peter Ash thriller novel, The Runaway.

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.