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5 Screenwriting Takeaways: 'Love Life' on HBOMax
HBO is known for head-turning, risqué shows that are must-see television. The Sunday night block of Sex in the City and Six Feet Under is still fondly remembered as water-cooler fodder back when people went to offices and actually had shared water co...
In Defense of Pragmatism When Deciding What to Write Next
A few weeks ago there was an article on Vulture that sent writer Twitter into a bit of a tizzy. It was with the creator of Netflix's Ratched, Evan Romansky (article here). For those who don’t know, Ratched is a series about Nurse Ratched from One Fle...
Weekend Writing Inspiration: 6 Steps to Tackling a Major Script Revision
If you’re staring down a major script rewrite it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, particularly when dealing with large-scale structural or character changes—or both!. Even though we know “writing is rewriting,” it can be daunting to face a big overhaul, e...
A Conversation with Hispanic / Latinx Screenwriters
Lee Jessup moderates this panel that includes screenwriters Moisés Zamora (co-showrunner, 'Selena: The Series'), Lucy Luna (writer, 'All Rise'), Pamela García Rooney (writer, 'Selena: The Series'), Claudia Forestieri (executive story editor & co-prod...
Write On with 'The Boys' Writer Anslem 'Slem' Richardson
Guest host Sade' Sellers and The Boys writer Anslem 'Slem' Richardson discuss his early career with competitions and tokenism, writing for Season 2, and much more.
Weekend Writing Inspiration: How to Keep Writing During the Holidays
“Got any tips for how to make it through the holidays without hurting my writing habit?” With the holidays looming, our time for writing can become thin, compressed and feel all but impossible to find. Holiday parties; family gatherings, personal tra...
The Internet is a Minefield of Etiquette: Networking and Building a Career Online
Logging On If you’re a writer, especially one without representation, some of your career needs to be lived online. Twitter and other social media platforms have become the go-to networking tool, especially since COVID-19 has limited the other avenue...
Going Off The Grid Can Only Save You For So Long in 'Save Yourselves'
Save Yourselves is a sci-fi/romantic comedy/action film for unsettled times. The movie follows very millennial Brooklyn couple Jack and Sue, played by real life Brooklyn comedians and friends John Reynolds and Sunita Mani. This pair was into nurturin...
Live Q&A with Horror Writers Jeff Howard and Kim Garland
Screenwriter-producer Sade’ Sellers hosts this discussion with horror writers Jeff Howard (The Haunting of Hill House, Oculus) and Kim Garland (Chucky) as they answer pre-submitted audience questions about breaking in, writing for horror and more!
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