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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

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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

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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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Historical Fiction Authors Don’t Expect Their Characters’ Battles To Appear in Modern Headlines, but Here We Are

Historical Fiction Authors Don’t Expect Their Characters’ Battles To Appear in Modern Headlines, but Here We Are

What happens to historical fiction when history repeats itself? Author Addison Armstrong discusses writing about the past and seeing it reflected in the present.

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Art and Independence (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, exclusive interviews with Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman” television writer Vanessa Benton, Allegoria writer-director Spider One, Hulu’s Prey screenwriter Patrick Aison and director Dan Trachtenberg, and more!

Steven Hartov: On Shocking Truths in Historical Fiction

Steven Hartov: On Shocking Truths in Historical Fiction

New York Times bestselling author Steven Hartov discusses the surprising truths he discovered when writing his new historical fiction novel, The Last of the Seven.

Larry Beinhart: On Rejection Leading to Mystery

Larry Beinhart: On Rejection Leading to Mystery

Award-winning author Larry Beinhart discusses what he learned in the process of writing his new mystery novel, The Deal Goes Down.

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WD Presents: A Competition Announcement, 6 WDU Courses, and More!

This week, we're excited to announce our self-published e-book awards, 6 WDU courses, and more!

Leah Franqui: On Killing Our Critical Inner Voices

Leah Franqui: On Killing Our Critical Inner Voices

Award-winning playwright and author Leah Franqui discusses how she examined her life through a fictive lens with her new novel, After the Hurricane.

Pacing Your Fight Scene (FightWrite™)

Pacing Your Fight Scene (FightWrite™)

Trained fighter and author Carla Hoch discusses how to pace your story's fight scene and shares three examples from writers who tackle pacing differently.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Rushing the Drafting Process

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Rushing the Drafting Process

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's mistake is rushing the drafting process.

Kwana Jackson: On Finding the Right Home for Your Story

Kwana Jackson: On Finding the Right Home for Your Story

USA Today bestselling author Kwana Jackson discusses writing her new romance novel, Knot Again.