3/21/2024 • Evan Henerson

Nearly 20 years since its founding, the Black List is a resource for writers.

Winds of Change

3/8/2024 • Louise Farr

Creator Graham Roland’s Dark Winds brings a fresh perspective to a Native American-themed mystery.

Escaping Hollywood's Quicksand

3/1/2024 • Lisa Rosen

William Lucas Walker discusses work, life, and work about his life.

A New Shade of Purple

2/23/2024 • Evan Henerson

WGAW Member Marcus Gardley revisits a classic.

John Whittington identifies early signs indicating you may need to exercise caution.

Tips and takeaways from the Showrunner Training Program Virtual Crash Course.

If you’re a drama writer who’s made the switch to a comedy room, Nastaran Dibai has tips for a smooth transition.


Duly Noted

Paul Redford has advice for the writer asked to give notes on a script.

Denise Moss outlines how to get the most out of general meetings—career-starter or not.


It Takes Two

Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett know a thing or two—or more—about navigating writing partnerships.

Jordana Arkin reframes the question and offers up some do’s and don’ts.

Billy Ray offers these 11 tips to pitch your script.

Nicole Riegel shares her thoughts on finding the right director for a greenlit project, looking at both sides of the relationship.

Tripper Clancy shares the crucial steps you should take before pitching for an OWA.

Screenwriter captains identify warning signs that an OWA may be a dead end.

Anne Kenney speaks to the importance of using original works as writing samples, no matter the type.

Wendy Calhoun describes how to nurture and grow your network so it continues to bear fruit.

The Goldbergs’ Peter Dirksen outlines what writers can do to create a strong working relationship with their agent.

Oscar nominee and former TV staffer Virgil Williams has advice for TV writers who want to cross over.

Showrunner Oliver Goldstick encourages TV writers to focus on three things when looking for work after their first staffing job.

Linda Mathious answers a member’s question about writing in a different genre.


True Talk

Y. Shireen Razack on talking in the writers’ room.

WGAW member Terri Kopp on staffing first vs. selling first.

TV writer Eric Tuchman (The Handmaid’s Tale, Stitchers) answers a question about whether new writers should stick to one genre when sending out material.