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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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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.

Sharon Maas: On Books Finding the Right Time

Sharon Maas: On Books Finding the Right Time

Author Sharon Maas discusses the 20-year process of writing and publishing her new historical fiction novel, The Girl from Jonestown.

6 Steps to Becoming a Good Literary Citizen

6 Steps to Becoming a Good Literary Citizen

While the writing process may be an independent venture, the literary community at large is full of writers who need and want your support as much as you need and want theirs. Here, author Aileen Weintraub shares 6 steps in becoming a good literary citizen.

Daniel Paisner: On the Pursuit of a Creative Life

Daniel Paisner: On the Pursuit of a Creative Life

Journalist and author Daniel Paisner discusses the process of writing his new literary fiction novel, Balloon Dog.