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  • JANUARY 2021

    Her Dark Materials

    With her feature premiere Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell creates a funny, horrifying world unto itself.

    written by Lisa Rosen
  • NOVEMBER 2020

    Et Tu, Bro?

    Indie strivers Michael Angelo Covino & Kyle Marvin notch a breakthrough with The Climb, a seriocomic look at friendship and betrayal.

    written by PETER HANSON
  • NOVEMBER 2020

    Not Remotely Easy

    Three limited series—Love in the Time of Corona, Connecting..., and Social Distance—take on the pandemic in form, substance, and real time.

    written by Lisa Rosen
  • NOVEMBER 2020

    Still a Scream

    Leigh Whannell entered the horror scene 16 years ago and keeps the thrills coming.

    written by Jose Martinez
  • SEPTEMBER 2020

    Carl Reiner Remembered

    Carl Reiner's former secretary-turned-TV writer Sybil Sage remembers a mentor (1922–2020)

    written by Sybil Adelman Sage
  • SEPTEMBER 2020

    Best Practices

    When it came time to run the show, Mrs. America creator Dahvi Waller had a wealth of knowledge to rely on.

    written by LISA ROSEN
  • AUGUST 2020

    Double Dare

    Novelist Megan Abbott and TV veteran Gina Fattore team up to create a (dark) cheerleading hit.

    written by Louise Farr
  • JULY 2020

    The Write Stuff

    Harriet Frank Jr., Remembering a Mentor: March 2, 1923 – January 28, 2020

    written by TINA ANDREWS
  • APRIL 2020

    The Puppet Master

    Creator Dave Holstein makes Kidding exactly like nothing else on television.

    written by Lisa Rosen
  • DECEMBER 2019

    Season’s Viewings

    Screenwriters reflect on their holiday favorites.

    written by DONALD LIEBENSON
  • OCTOBER 2019

    Turning a Corner

    How Mark Hayes ran and wrote his way into Skid Row Marathon.

    written by LISA ROSEN
  • NOVEMBER 2018

    The Teenage Mother of the Monster

    “Tell me a ghost story.” And she did: Frankenstein.

    written by F.X. FEENEY
  • AUGUST 2018

    The Total Package

    American Vandal creators Tony Yacenda & Dan Perrault pay homage to true crime and the dick joke.

    written by BRANDON KIRBY
  • FEBRUARY 2018


    Lifelong friends and teammates Michael Young and Adrian Todd Zuniga create a story-driven game for EA Sports, earning a Writers Guild Award nomination for Madden NFL 18: Longshot.

    written by Vincent Page & Daniel Stayton
  • January 2018

    Now You’re In The Sunken Place

    Jordan Peele shares the awe-inspiring response he received from the public to his film, Get Out.

    written by JORDAN PEELE
  • September 2017

    Not Your Average Writers’ Workspace

    Episodes co-creators David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik talk about writing spaces—their own—in this exclusive video.

    written by LOUISE FARR
  • July 2017

    Rise of the Miniseries

    Whether it’s called a “limited,” “event,” or “anthology” series, the miniseries is back. This guide reveals what type of projects the networks are looking for in this popular format.

    written by JUDY & SANDRA BERG
  • June 2017

    The First Woman President

    President Mary McCall Jr. was a pioneer in Hollywood who fought for the rights of all writers.

    written by J. E. SMYTH
  • April 2016

    Jean Rouverol Butler, 1916-2017

    The Guild loses a Morgan Cox winner and one its most tireless servants.

    written by CHUCK SLOCUM
  • February 2017

    Our Unknown Soldier

    How a little known writer became the inspiration for a Writers Guild Award honoring courage.

    written by F.X. FEENEY
  • December/January 2017

    Screenfight at the OK Corral

    Written By ropes Taylor Sheridan into telling the tale of how he rode the trail from Sicario to Hell or High Water.

  • November 2016

    He Dropped His Pants

    Remembering Comedy Giant Pat McCormick

    written by ARNIE KOGEN