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Personal Writing Journeys and How to Deal with Rejection (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, new Reckless Creatives podcast episode about how to deal with rejection, an exclusive interview with The Souvenir Part II writer-director Joanna Hogg, and so much more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, new Reckless Creatives podcast episode about how to deal with rejection, an exclusive interview with The Souvenir Part II writer-director Joanna Hogg, and so much more!

Reckless Creatives Podcast - EP 10 - Rejection Randomness

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Reckless Creatives podcast cohosts Sadie Dean and Jeanne Veillette Bowerman share how they handle rejection and offer honest, Real Talk™ solutions of how to turn the sting of disappointment into motivation.

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Creating a Feeling and Time with The Souvenir Part II Writer-Director Joanna Hogg

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Script's editor Sadie Dean speaks with The Souvenir Part II writer-director Joanna about tapping into her younger self and voice from a life lived in the 80s, casting the Swinton's, and why she became a filmmaker.

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Where Genre Has No Limits: Spotlight on Screenwriter David Hal Chester

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Script contributor Nanea Taylor speaks one-on-one with screenwriter David Hal Chester about his writing journey, the characters he's drawn to write about, and much more!

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Rediscovering the Feminine

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Script contributor Terri Coduri Viani interviews Diane Bell on yoga revelations, her journey from hesitant writer to creative coach, and why women need to feel safe to create.

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Attention to Detail: An Interview with Writer-Producer Michael R. Perry

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Script contributor Sonya Alexander interviews award-winning writer-producer Michael R. Perry about his writing collaboration on the horror film Paranormal Activity 2, his writing career, and much more!

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with Snakehead Writer-Director Evan Jackson Leong

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Script's editor Sadie Dean speaks with writer-director Evan Jackson Leong about writing Snakehead, immersing himself in the community of New York City's Chinatown, character development, and so much more!

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November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 27

For the 2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a remix poem.

15 Promotional Ideas for Nonfiction Authors

15 Promotional Ideas for Nonfiction Authors

For the introverted writer, the process of promoting your book may seem to be a daunting, even frightening undertaking. Here, nonfiction author Rick Lauber lays out 15 promotional ideas for authors to get their books into as many hands as possible.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 26

For the 2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a Well Blank poem.

Black Friday Savings 2021

Take Advantage of Our Black Friday Deals This Weekend

At Writer's Digest, there's no need to get up early or push and shove at stores to get your Black Friday deals. In fact, we give you the whole weekend to take advantage of them. Check them out here.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Break

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Break

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, your character receives an unexpected break or benefit.

The Joys and Challenges of Writing About Food

The Joys and Challenges of Writing About Food

Food takes on a main role in Annabel Abbs' novel, Miss Eliza's English Kitchen, where research incorporated all the senses. Here, she discusses the joys and challenges of writing about food.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 25

For the 2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a thankful poem.

How To Turn an Idea Into a Chapter Book Series

How To Turn an Idea Into a Chapter Book Series

From finding the idea to writing the manuscript and sending it off to agents, author Christine Evans maps out how to turn an idea into a chapter book series.

8 Tips for Developing a Thrilling Espionage Premise

8 Tips for Developing a Thrilling Espionage Premise

Maintaining tension and high stakes requires careful attention in the writing process. Ambassador Philip Kaplan offers 8 tips for developing a thrilling espionage premise that helped him in writing his debut book, Night in Tehran.