CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

Even the most prolific writers get stuck sometimes. What do you do when you’re in a rut? What routines, exercises, or meditations help you move through writer’s block? This month, our instructor Gay Edelman is running Get Unstuck, a workshop that will help you move forward and get inspired, no matter where you are in…

Q&A with Stephanie Birkitt

Project Write Now’s Screenwriting Academy is excited to announce that TV writer and producer Stephanie Birkitt will be leading two three-week classes during which she will share her expertise on all things TV writing. We recently asked Birkitt to give us a sneak peek into her world. Here’s what she had to say. PWN: When…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

This month, we turned to our PWN Teen team of college interns who’ve been busy helping us design and create our new PWN Teen website and programming (coming soon). They also are the masterminds behind our PWN Teen Instagram. Each week, they inspire us with their innovative ideas, their enthusiasm, and their creative vision, so…

Learn to Write: Read

by Jennifer Gaites I once wrote an essay for a college creative writing class titled “Learn to Cook: Eat Out.” At the time, I was not a good cook nor could I afford to eat out, but I come from a long line of skilled home cooks and my premise was simple: in order to…

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Our Teacher Writing Collaborative gives teachers a safe space to talk about their experiences and seek advice, feedback, and support. We also exchange lesson plans and share what is inspiring us as writers and educators. Here’s what we are reading, watching, listening to, and eating … February 2021: What we’re reading … Mona Soliman is …

Q&A with Screenwriter Michael Etra

Project Write Now’s Screenwriting Academy is excited to present a virtual table read of Stand Up and Die, an original comedy by Michael Etra. Etra is a graduate of PWN’s inaugural yearlong screenwriting incubator. We “sat down” virtually with Etra to find out what inspired his screenplay and what his writing process has been like.…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

Last year, we launched a yearlong Screenwriting Incubator designed to guide writers from conception to completion of a first draft of a full-length screenplay. Screenwriting invites a different approach to storytelling, so we were curious where these writers are finding inspiration to bring their characters and stories to life on the screen? What are they…