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Who Do I Send My Script To? (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, learn what to do with your movie script once you’ve finished, meet the playwright turned screenwriter trailblazer Ruth Goodman, and more.

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, learn what to do with your movie script once you’ve finished, meet the playwright turned screenwriter trailblazer Ruth Goodman, and more. Plus, an exclusive script to screen analysis of Beauty with screenwriter and Emmy award-winning television writer Lena Waithe.

Screenwriter Ruth Goodman: Her Instincts Made The Heiress an Enduring Classic

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Script contributor Dr. Rosanne Welch celebrates the female screenwriters who came before us with this month's spotlight on playwright turned screenwriter Ruth Goodman.

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From Script to Screen: Analyzing Beauty with Screenwriter Lena Waithe

Beauty. Gracie Marie Bradley as Beauty in Beauty. Cr. Stephanie MeilingNETFLIX © 2022

Screenwriter and Emmy award-winning television writer Lena Waithe analyzes her screenplay Beauty with Script's editor Sadie Dean and explores how she's able to create a relationship with the reader, the director, and the actor on the page.

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Nope Film Review: A Hearty Throwback to Man vs Aliens Science Fiction

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At the heart of this science fiction tale are messages about generational pride and family legacy.

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Ask the Coach: Who Do I Send My Script To?

Ask the Coach Who Do I Send My Script To

What to do with your movie script once you’ve finished. It might seem like it should be a single, simple answer of where to send it, but it isn’t.

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How to Be a Successful Multi-Hyphenate: A Conversation with Katie Holmes

Alone Together

Alone Together

The pandemic motivated many in the arts to get even more creative. Living in isolation prompted innovation. Katie’s sophomore directorial feature Alone Together was born during that time. It’s a light and pleasing romantic comedy that hits on notes of staying true to one’s self and what the personal equation for happiness is.

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4 Tips for Writing a Modern Retelling

4 Tips for Writing a Modern Retelling

From having reverence for the original to making it your own, author Nikki Payne shares four tips for writing a modern retelling.

Faint vs. Feint (Grammar Rules)

Faint vs. Feint (Grammar Rules)

Learn when to use faint vs. feint in your writing with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples. Plus, we answer whether it's "faint of heart" or "feint of heart."

6 Books to Cozy Up With This Winter | Book Recommendations

6 Books to Cozy Up With This Winter

Here are 6 book recommendation perfect for winter reading.

12 Things to Consider When Writing Fight Scenes in Fiction (FightWrite™)

12 Things to Consider When Writing Fight Scenes in Fiction (FightWrite™)

Trained fighter and author Carla Hoch shares 12 things all writers should consider when attempting to write effective fight scenes in fiction.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unreal Character

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unreal Character

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character turn out to be less than they seem.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Next Steps

Here are the final steps for the 15th annual November PAD Chapbook Challenge! Use December and the beginning of January to revise and collect your poems into a chapbook manuscript. Here are some tips and guidelines.

Valeria Ruelas: On Teaching Tarot, Brujeria, and Witchcraft

Valeria Ruelas: On Teaching Tarot, Brujeria, and Witchcraft

Author Valeria Ruelas discusses the process of writing her new book, The Mexican Witch Lifestyle.

What Is the Hook, the Book, and Cook Query Pitching Technique for Writers?

What Is the Hook, the Book, and the Cook Query Pitching Technique for Writers?

Find out what "the hook, the book, and the cook" are in relation to writing query letters and pitching books to literary agents and book editors. This post answers the question of what each one is and how to successfully assemble the pieces.

Romance Retellings of Literary Classics

Romance Retellings of Literary Classics

Author Chloe Liese makes a case for the romance genre being the natural home for retellings, and shares some tips on how to write a successful romance retelling of literary classics.