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Adapting the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Video Game IPs for TV and Navigating Networking on Social Media for Writers (From Script)

This week, we're excited to feature key tips on how to successfully network on social media as a writer, interviews with "Last of Us" video game writer Neil Druckmann, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier head writer Malcolm Spellman, and more from ScriptMag.com!

In this week’s round-up from ScriptMag.com, learn key tips on how to successfully network on social media as a writer, interviews with "Last of Us" video game writer Neil Druckmann, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier head writer Malcolm Spellman, and more!

INTERVIEW: The Last of Us Writer Neil Druckmann

The Last of Us, Sony Interactive Entertainment

The Last of Us, Sony Interactive Entertainment

With his ever-evolving body of work, it’s safe to say that Neil Druckmann has graduated from storyteller to auteur. Neil speaks with Sonya Alexander and shares insight on world-building for video games, how The Last of Us strikes a personal chord, and what types of stories he's inspired to write.

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In the Writer's Corner: Social Media Etiquette

In the Writer's Corner: Social Media Etiquette

In the Writer's Corner: Social Media Etiquette

Typically the Twitter Screenwriting Community is a positive place where screenwriters network and support one another. But if you're new to the community, it can be a little intimidating to navigate the social norms - Nanea Taylor shares her social networking etiquette tips.

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INTERVIEW: Malcolm Spellman, Head Writer for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Disney+

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Disney+

Malcolm Spellman shares his journey on how he found his footing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), stepping out of his comfort zone as a storyteller and what the Marvel Studios creative system has taught him while crafting The Falcon and the Winter Soldier for TV.

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with Film Fest Writer/Director Marshall Cook

Film Fest, APS Films

Film Fest, APS Films

Script's Editor, Sadie Dean, interviews Film Fest writer/director Marshall Cook. They dig deep into the spirit of his new film, the creation of the medley of characters, and practical advice in navigating film festivals. Plus, Marshall shares a bit of wisdom on how to keep your eye on the prize as a storyteller.

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Business of Creating

Business of Creating

Business of Creating

You know how to write. You create compelling characters, write scintillating dialogue, and plot is your middle name. Your mother thinks you’re very talented. If only you knew the ins and outs of marketing and selling your masterpiece. In other words, how do you tackle the business side of creating?

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with Shoplifters of the World Writer/Director Stephen Kijak

Shoplifters of the World, photo courtesy of RLJE Films.

Shoplifters of the World, photo courtesy of RLJE Films.

Script’s Editor, Sadie Dean, interviews Shoplifters of the World writer/director Stephen Kijak. The two discuss how his documentary filmmaking background informed his narrative storytelling, using songs for character development, and what his writing process looks like.

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What Writers Should Know About High-End Weddings

What Writers Should Know About High-End Weddings

2022 is seeing the highest number of weddings in almost 40 years. With celebration on the mind, authors Asher Fogle Paul and Mary Hollis Huddleston offer 5 things writers should know about high-end weddings.

Mail's Here!

Mail's Here!

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, you've got mail.

Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson: On the Power of Creative Teamwork

Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson: On the Power of Creative Teamwork

Authors Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson discuss the benefits of working as co-authors and the process of writing the newest Presidential Agent novel, Rogue Asset.

5 Tips for Writing About Big Historical Events in Fiction

5 Tips for Writing About Big Historical Events in Fiction

Novelist Anna Stuart shares her top five tips for writing about big historical events in fiction so that the story stays front and center...and engaging.

Mantel vs. Mantle (Grammar Rules)

Mantel vs. Mantle (Grammar Rules)

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

Agent Advice

Agent Advice: Analieze Cervantes of The Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Agent Advice (this installment featuring Analieze Cervantes of The Harvey Klinger Literary Agency) is a series of quick interviews with literary agents about their thoughts on writing, publishing, and just about anything else.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: 4 WDU Courses, an Upcoming Webinar, Submission Deadline for Your Favorite Writing Websites, and More!

This week, we’re excited to announce 4 WDU courses, an upcoming webinar on creating an author website, and more!

How To Find the Right Professional Editor for Your Writing

How To Find the Right Professional Editor for Your Writing

It's not enough to know when your manuscript is ready for a professional edit—it's knowing who is the right fit to do the editing. Here, Tiffany Yates Martin discusses how to find the right professional editor for your writing.

From Script

Understanding the Writer and Agent Relationship (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an intimate interview with Verve Literary Agent and Partner David Boxerbaum about the state of the spec market, the relationship between a writer and agent, and more!