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Cultivate Your Creative Community and Leaning into Your Personal Stories to Embrace Your Unique Voice (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, a special interview with Paramount+ showrunner Ali Schouten, a new Reckless Creatives Podcast episode with independent filmmaker Skyler Lawson, finding a creative community that empowers your creative sensibilities, and more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, a special interview with Paramount+ showrunner Ali Schouten, a new Reckless Creatives Podcast episode with independent filmmaker Skyler Lawson, finding a creative community that empowers your creative sensibilities, and more!

Reckless Creatives Podcast - From Farm to Celluloid: Skyler Lawson Brings Cinema Back Home

Cultivate Your Creative Community and Leaning into Your Personal Stories to Embrace Your Unique Voice (From Script)

When you have an Indiana grain field, a high-school sweetheart, and a dream, what do you do? You make a film, of course! Writer/director Skyler Lawson talks with Sadie Dean and Jeanne Bowerman about the monumental task of bringing his film, Whelm, to life ... on celluloid, no less!

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UNDERSTANDING SCREENWRITING: The End of Netflix

Cultivate Your Creative Community and Leaning into Your Personal Stories to Embrace Your Unique Voice (From Script)

Hello to Dom, the gang and some other interesting characters and bye-bye to Netflix as we deal with F9: The Fast Saga, @Zola, Jungle Cruise, Always Be My Maybe.

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Cultivate Your Creative Community: NYC Women Filmmakers

Cultivate Your Creative Community and Leaning into Your Personal Stories to Embrace Your Unique Voice (From Script)

There are community and global film/TV/writing groups all over the world that strive to empower content creators, media makers, screenwriters and filmmakers. Here are some ideas about finding the right one that is a fit with your sensibility.

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Embracing Your Unique Writer's Voice with "iCarly" Showrunner Ali Schouten

Cultivate Your Creative Community and Leaning into Your Personal Stories to Embrace Your Unique Voice (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews "iCarly" showrunner and writer Ali Schouten about her career, leaning into her personal stories to find her voice as a writer and rebooting the beloved television show "iCarly" for Paramount+.

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How I Broke Into the Traditional Publishing World as an Indie Author

How I Broke Into the Traditional Publishing World as an Indie Author

Learn the process indie author Amanda Aksel went through in getting her novel Delia Suits Up traditionally published, including questions she asked herself and weighing one strategy against the other.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: 6 New WDU Courses, An Upcoming Webinar, a Competition Deadline, and More!

This week, we’re excited to announce 6 new WDU Courses, an upcoming webinar, a competition deadline, and more!

Working With a Nonfiction Book Publisher Throughout the Process

Working With a Nonfiction Book Publisher Throughout the Process

A publisher accepting your manuscript is just the beginning, not the end. Author Rick Lauber discusses how to work with a nonfiction book publisher from query letter to release date and beyond.

From Script

Writing Empowered Superheroes in CWs Supergirl and Understanding Animation From the Trenches (From Script)

In this week’s round-up brought to us by Script Magazine, story editor Katiedid “Did” Langrock speaks with Reckless Creatives podcast. Plus, one-on-one interview with CWs Supergirl actress turned scribe Azie Tesfai about her groundbreaking episode and more!

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: The Characterless Character

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: The Characterless Character

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is writing a characterless character.

When Is My Novel Ready to Read: 7 Self-Editing Processes for Writers

When Is My Novel Ready to Read: 7 Self-Editing Processes for Writers

Fiction editor and author Kris Spisak ties together her seven processes for self-editing novels, including editorial road-mapping, character differentiation analysis, reverse editing, and more.

Poetic Forms

Englyn Unold Crwca: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the englyn unold crwca, a Welsh quatrain form.

5 Things for Writers to Keep in Mind When Writing About Spies

5 Things for Writers to Keep in Mind When Writing About Spies

A spy thriller requires more than a compelling story and clever plot twists—the characters need to feel real. Author Stephanie Marie Thornton offers 5 tips for constructing believable spy characters.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Team Up

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Team Up

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, it's time for a little unexpected team work.