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Writing Stories You Want to See On Screen (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, interviews with television show creators Zahir McGhee (Queens) and Rebecca Addelman (Guilty Party), Netflix’s Red Notice writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber, and more!

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, interviews with television show creators Zahir McGhee (Queens) and Rebecca Addelman (Guilty Party), Netflix’s Red Notice writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber, and more!

Interview with "Guilty Party" Creator and Writer Rebecca Addelman

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"Guilty Party" creator and writer Rebecca Addelman shares insight into creating characters, where the idea for the series was inspired from, and why writing for television was her true calling. Plus, she shares advice for budding television writers!

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Writing Stories You Want to See On Screen with "Queens" Creator and Writer Zahir McGhee

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Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews "Queens" creator and writer Zahir McGhee about the origin story for his new hit TV show, his writing journey and shares his daily thoughts and hopes on the future of television.

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TV Writer Podcast 119 - Multi-Hyphenate Actor-Producer-Writer Meg Messmer

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We are constantly told to "pick a lane." But what if our creativity is stifled by only doing one thing? Is it possible to make a living as a multi-hyphenate? This week, host Gray Jones interviews Meg Messmer to find out.

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A Nod to Classic Action-Adventure Hollywood Movies and Storytelling with Red Notice Writer-Director Rawson Marshall Thurber

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Red Notice writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber shares his love for Hollywood classics and childhood comedy adventure films that inspired his new film, how he approaches writing action scripts, and specific camera gear that helped shape the tone and look of his action-adventure comedy film.

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From Script

TV Reboots, Utilizing Music to Create a Mood, and How to Grab Your Readers in Your First 10 Pages (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, interviews with "Yellowjackets" creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson, showrunner Tracey Wigfield and EP Franco Bario of the "Saved by the Bell" reboot, highlights from WGFestival 2021, and so much more!

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.