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Unearthing Historical Truths (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an exclusive interview with screenwriter Dana Stevens and director Gina Prince-Bythewood as they share their journeys as artists and of making of their latest film, The Woman King.

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an exclusive interview with screenwriter Dana Stevens and director Gina Prince-Bythewood as they share their journeys as artists and of making of their latest film, The Woman King. Plus, in this month’s Ask the Coach column, learn how you can build a consistent writing routine.

The Dramatic Art of Oral Storytelling: Neil LaBute Discusses House of Darkness

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Award-winning writer/director Neil LaBute gives a fresh take on the children of the night with the upcoming House of Darkness. He illustrates his mastery for storytelling by having characters in the film demonstrate the difference between lying and skillfully telling a powerful tale.

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The “Strongheart” of Screenwriter Jane Murfin

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Script contributor Dr. Rosanne Welch celebrates the female screenwriters who came before us with this month's spotlight on screenwriting and Hollywood trailblazer Jane Murfin.

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Script Talk: A Conversation with God's Country Screenwriter Shaye Ogbonna

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God's Country screenwriter Shaye Ogbonna speaks about his writing journey, finding his "filmmaking tribe" at the American Film Institute, breaking into the industry, writing for both film and television, and much more in this conversation with Script's Editor Sadie Dean from the inaugural Script University Virtual Conference 2022.

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Ask the Coach: How Can I Build a Consistent Writing Routine?

ASK THE COACH-Build a Consistent Writing Routine

You’ll find periodically that your schedule will need shoring up — boundaries and routines get disrupted by travel, illness, schedule changes, and more. Sometimes that means reworking the schedule. Sometimes it means re-upping the commitment. Either way, see a writing routine as something that can be refined over time.

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Unearthing Historical Truths: Dana Stevens and Gina Prince-Bythewood Discuss The Woman King

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Screenwriter Dana Stevens and director Gina Prince-Bythewood share their journeys as artists and of making this film. This 63-day shoot was a tough project to get made and was years in the making. Hopefully, audiences will embrace this like they would any well-made, male-led epic. Like they did Black Panther.

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November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 29

For the 2022 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. Day 29 features our fifth (and final) Two-for-Tuesday prompt.

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A Twist on the Holiday Romantic Comedy (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, acclaimed filmmaker Charles Shyer shares with Script his twist on the holiday romantic comedy in his new film The Noel Diary, and more.

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Sugar House Review: Market Spotlight

For this week's market spotlight, we look at Sugar House Review, a nonprofit poetry publication based out of Utah.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 28

For the 2022 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. Day 28 is remix time.

Brian Lee Durfee: On Finishing a Fantasy Trilogy

Brian Lee Durfee: On Finishing a Fantasy Trilogy

Artist and author Brian Lee Durfee discusses what it felt like to write the final sentence in his Five Warrior Angels trilogy with his novel, The Lonesome Crown.

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WD Presents: 5 WDU Courses, our Short Short Story Competition, and More!

This week, we're excited to announce 5 WDU courses, our short short story competition deadline, and more!

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 27

For the 2022 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. Day 27 is all about resolutions.

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Preslaysa Williams: On Finding Hope in Romance

Award-winning author Preslaysa Williams discusses the process of writing her new romance novel, A Sweet Lowcountry Proposal.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 26

For the 2022 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. Day 26 requires a second thought.