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How to Apply Your Voice to Multiple Genres and Formats, Writing Residencies, Movies as NFTs and, More! (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script Magazine, the final installment from TV writer/screenwriter Aadip Desai on how to establish your writer’s voice, making history with Anthony Hopkins new film as an NFT, and more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script Magazine, the final installment from TV writer/screenwriter Aadip Desai on how to establish your writer’s voice, making history with Anthony Hopkins new film as an NFT, three reasons to consider participating in a writing residency, and more!

A First: Oscar-Winner Anthony Hopkins in Feature-Length Movie as NFT, Zero Contact

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Big Ideas, Big Vision; an Interview with Tech Founder and Entrepreneur Cameron Chell.

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THE WRITER’S VOICE PART 3: Applying Your Voice to Multiple Genres and Formats

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In the final installment of this series in how to establish your writer's voice, TV writer/screenwriter Aadip Desai provides tools on how to apply your voice to multiple genres and formats.

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Where Genre Has No Limits: Spotlight on Screenwriter Danielle Nicki

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Script contributor Nanea Taylor speaks one-on-one with screenwriter Danielle Nicki about her writing journey, what stories she's driven to write, and how to juggle multiple story ideas at once.

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Screenwriters Need a Change of Scenery Too: The Importance of Writers Residencies

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Script contributor Sonya Alexander shares three reasons why screenwriters should consider participating in a writers' residency to focus, network, and find complete isolation in your work.

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with SLAXX Co-Writer Patricia Gomez Zlatar

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Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews SLAXX co-writer Patricia Gomez Zlatar about her new comedy-horror film, the unintentional spark for the idea and interweaving fast fashion, and her journey from being a scientist to embracing filmmaking as a career. Plus, Patricia shares invaluable advice for writers and directors on how to stand out to producers.

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Reckless Creatives Podcast - EP 8 - I Am My Own Pet Peeve

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Have you ever had a week that just kicks you in the head and takes you prisoner? Welcome to our world. Reckless Creatives hosts Jeanne Bowerman and Sadie Dean have a pet-peeve vent session that's raw, real, and full of laughter. If you're in need of some Real Talk™, this is an episode for you.

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MEET THE READER: “Into the Sunset”

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After two decades and literally hundreds of articles, the time has come for Ray Morton to head off into the sunset with his final "Meet the Reader" column.

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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.

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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.

Taylor Anderson: On Creating Realism in the Weird

Taylor Anderson: On Creating Realism in the Weird

New York Times bestselling author Taylor Anderson discusses the process of writing his new science fiction novel, Purgatory's Shore.