Skip to main content

Female Trailblazers in Screenwriting and Filmmaking (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an exclusive interview with innovative visionary Think-Alike Impact Production founder Danielle Turkov Wilson, and meet prolific screenwriting trailblazer Clara Berange, and more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an exclusive interview with innovative visionary Think-Alike Impact Production founder Danielle Turkov Wilson, and meet prolific screenwriting trailblazer Clara Beranger who started her career in talkies to joining the original faculty at University of Southern California to create a School of Cinematic Arts. Plus, direct input in developing your TV idea and then getting to the stage of finding a showrunner.

Think-Film Impact Production Founder Danielle Turkov Wilson on Her Innovative Vision

Danielle-Turkov-Wilson-Script

Danielle Turkov Wilson’s creative passion and specialist experience in political engagement provide the binding thread so vital to Think-Film Impact Production's vision and success. Danielle's desire is to see films used as visual policy briefs, propelling emotional, lasting narratives and social change.

Click to continue.

Screenwriter Clara Beranger - From Silents to Talkies to Teaching

CLARA-BERANGER-Script

Script contributor Dr. Rosanne Welch celebrates the female screenwriters who came before us with this month's spotlight on prolific screenwriter and teacher Clara Beranger.

Click to continue.

Ask the Coach: How Do I Find a Showrunner?

AsktheCoach-Showrunner-Script

Script contributor Jenna Avery addresses finding a question on how to find a showrunner. Jenna consults with three TV writers and instructors for their input on first developing an idea and then getting to the stage of finding a showrunner.

Click to continue.

Writer's Digest Interview | Marlon James Quote

The Writer's Digest Interview: Marlon James

Booker Prize–winning author Marlon James talks about mythology and world-building in his character-driven epic Moon Witch, Spider King, the second book in his Dark Star Trilogy in this interview from the March/April 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: New Podcast Episode, a Chance at Publication, and More!

This week, we're excited to announce our newest podcast episode, your chance to be published, and more!

David Adams Cleveland: On Truth Revealing Itself in Historical Fiction

David Adams Cleveland: On Truth Revealing Itself in Historical Fiction

Award-winning novelist David Adams Cleveland discusses the timeliness of his new novel, Gods of Deception.

Lisa Jewell | Writer's Digest Interview Quote

The WD Interview: Lisa Jewell

The New York Times-bestselling British author discusses creating thrilling plot twists and developing characters in her 19th novel, The Night She Disappeared, in this interview from the Jan/Feb 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

5 Tips for Successfully Pitching Literary Agents in Person (That Worked for Me at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference)

5 Tips for Successfully Pitching Literary Agents in Person (That Worked for Me at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference)

Author Anat Deracine found her agent at Writer’s Digest Annual Conference. Now she’s sharing what she’s learned to help other writers become authors. Here are her 5 tips for successfully pitching literary agents in person.

Tips for Reading Poetry in Front of an Audience

8 Tips for Reading Your Poetry in Front of an Audience

Poet's Market editor and published poet Robert Lee Brewer shares eight tips for reading your poetry in front of an audience.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Strength Lost

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Strength Lost

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, let a character lose their powers.

Sharon Short | Point of View Quote 1

Managing Point of View: Mythbusting

In the first of this three-part series, novelist and WD columnist Sharon Short breaks down 7 of the most common myths about choosing which POV is right for your story.

Channel Your Inner Authorpreneur for Your Writing Labor of Love

Channel Your Inner Authorpreneur for Your Writing Labor of Love

As self-publishing continues to become an attractive and popular options for writers, it’s important to know what you’re getting into and to have the right expectations. Here, author and entrepreneur Tom Vaughan shares how to channel your inner “authorpreneur” to help your book find its readers.