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Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn from independent filmmakers about navigating the industry, making stories that entertain and how to push your career forward.

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn from independent filmmakers about navigating the industry, making stories that entertain and how to push your career forward.

INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with Monuments Writer/Director Jack C. Newelll

Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

In this interview with writer/director Jack C. Newell, we discuss the heart of the story behind his new film Monuments, wearing multiple creative hats and his filmmaking influences. Plus, Jack shares advice for multi-hyphenate filmmakers embarking on making their first indie film.

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with The Devil to Pay Filmmakers Ruckus and Lane Skye

Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews filmmaking team Ruckus and Lane Skye, the visionaries behind the new thriller film, The Devil to Pay. They discuss the filmmakers collaboration process from writing to directing and effectively communicating with one another, how they put their indie film together and how they got their footing as screenwriters from a script on the Black List.

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Genre-Bending with Naked Singularity Writer/Director Chase Palmer

Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

Writer/director Chase Palmer speaks with Script about tapping into the essence of the author's voice and story when adapting novels to screenplays, approaching his new film, Naked Singularity, through a director's lens, and what piqued his interest to select this adaptation as his feature directorial debut.

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INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with King Knight Writer/Director Richard Bates Jr.

Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews writer/director Richard Bates Jr. about his new comedy film, King Knight, his appreciation of character development, and his journey in making his first horror feature film 'Excision'.

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MEET THE READER: A Girl and a Gun and a Few Other Things

Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

Ray Morton shares five essential elements that will allow you to create a script that is not just good, but also one that will connect with audiences on every level.

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Chasing Love in Season 2 of The L Word: Generation Q with Showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan

Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews showrunner, writer and director Marja-Lewis Ryan about tapping into the feeling of love for season two of The L Word: Generation Q, helming episodes for the new season, and how her independent filmmaking background was the perfect trajectory to becoming a showrunner.

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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.

12 Books That Make Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season

12 Books That Make Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season

Here are 12 books released in 2022 that make perfect gifts this holiday season for the reader in your life.