New Original Podcasts, Videos, and Understanding Data as a Screenwriter (From Script)

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In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, Script releases brand new audible and visual content! A Pipeline Artists original podcast "Reckless Creatives" co-hosted by Script’s editor Sadie Dean and Pipeline Artists Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, a new video series Script Talk with the Women of Color Unite and #StartWith8Hollywood Mentorship program. Plus, screenwriter interviews and learning how to navigate data as a screenwriter on script hosting and contest platforms.

Why I Wrote My Book What’s the Story? The Director Meets Their Screenplay

Why I Wrote My Book What’s the Story? The Director Meets Their Screenplay

Consultant, educator, author, and former AFI Conservatory directing head Peter Markham gives a sense of where he's coming from, he's decided to tell you some of his reasons for writing his book What’s the Story? The Director Meets Their Screenplay.

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: What Lies West Writer/Director Jessica Ellis

INDIE SPOTLIGHT: What Lies West Writer/Director Jessica Ellis

What Lies West

What Lies West writer/director Jessica Ellis shares insight about her journey to making her directorial feature debut, crowdfunding, and her future in directing.

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Dorothy Parker: Born to be a Star of Poignant and Pointed Word Play

Dorothy Parker: Born to be a Star of Poignant and Pointed Word Play

Dorothy Parker

Celebrating the female screenwriters who came before us: Dorothy Parker.

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UNDERSTANDING SCREENWRITING: Three Screenwriting Nominations and One Coulda

UNDERSTANDING SCREENWRITING: Three Screenwriting Nominations and One Coulda

Promising Young Woman, Focus Features

Tom has three films nominated for Oscars for screenwriting and one that could have been: Nomadland, Minari, Promising Young Woman, and Ammonite.

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INTERVIEW: High Ground Director Stephen Maxwell Johnson

INTERVIEW: High Ground Director Stephen Maxwell Johnson

High Ground, a Samuel Goldwyn Films release. Photo Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films.

A movie twenty years in the making, director Stephen Maxwell Johnson shares insight into his filmmaking journey, the inspiration and research behind making High Ground, and what’s next in store for him.

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"Reckless Creatives" Podcast—EP1 Spooning Failure

"Reckless Creatives" Podcast—EP1 Spooning Failure

What better way to launch a new podcast for artists than to lament about failure right out of the gate. Hosted by Sadie Dean of Script magazine and Jeanne Veillette Bowerman of Pipeline Artists.

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Script Talk with WOCUnite #StartWith8Hollywood Mentorship Program

Script Talk with WOCUnite #StartWith8Hollywood Mentorship Program

In this new video series, host Cherry Davis will speak with mentees and mentors from WOCUnite and #StartWith8Hollywood, about their writing journeys, how they got involved with the mentorship program and so much more!

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Zoom Out

ZoomOut-Script21

You’ve probably been using Zoom for a year now. Is it time to change?

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Is Data Now More Important Than Relationships in Hollywood?

Is Data Now More Important Than Relationships in Hollywood?

“It’s who you know.” That’s an apt quote for making it in the entertainment industry. But why? Primarily, because of trust and efficiency.

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How I Sold the Cover of My Latest Book as an NFT and What I Learned

How I Sold the Cover of My Latest Book as an NFT and What I Learned

When faced with the difficult task of promoting his novel Catch 42: A novel about our future, writer Felix Holzapfel had a wild idea: Why not use non-fungible tokens?

Bridget Morrissey: On Taking the Leap from YA to Adult Fiction

Bridget Morrissey: On Taking the Leap from YA to Adult Fiction

Author Bridget Morrissey explains the differences in her process for writing her first adult debut, Love Scenes, compared to her YA novels, what she wanted to explore in adult fiction, and more!

WD Poetic Form Challenge

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Awdl Gywydd Winner

Learn the winner and Top 10 list for the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the awdl gywydd.

Kara Holden: On Adapting a Person's Life for the Screen

Kara Holden: On Adapting a Person's Life for the Screen

Screenwriter Kara Holden shares her experience with writing the script for Clouds on Disney+, and how she decided what moments of her subject's life to include in the film.

4 Tips for Setting a Novel in a Place You Don’t Know Well

4 Tips for Setting a Novel in a Place You Don’t Know Well

You want to write your story in a place you're not familiar with, but how can you do it justice? Kim Hooper, author of No Hiding in Boise, has some tips.

Alka Joshi: On Allowing Characters to Inform Your Sequel

Alka Joshi: On Allowing Characters to Inform Your Sequel

In this article, historical fiction author Alka Joshi explains how the characters from her first book inspired the sequel, The Secret Keeper of Jaipur, and how their story managed to surprise her.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: Magazine Cover Reveal, Literary Agent Boot Camp Announced, and More!

This week, we’re excited to reveal the cover for our upcoming July/August issue of Writer’s Digest, a Literary Agent Boot Camp, and more!

Camille Aubray: Understanding the Nuances of Human Nature

Camille Aubray: Understanding the Nuances of Human Nature

Author Camille Aubray discusses her recent novel The Godmothers, including what prompted the book, why writers should write everything down, the importance of understanding the nuances of human nature, and more.