CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

With a new season comes new possibilities (isn’t September the new January?). So as we kick off Fall Session I, we’ve turned to our instructors to find out what’s been inspiring them, keeping them excited about new projects, or getting them into a creative mode. What are they reading, watching, listening to, eating, and more?…

FAQ: Sub & Pub Class

with instructor and Sub & Pub leader Courtney Harler PWN is excited to again run a Sub & Pub class. In this three-week collaborative class, you’ll learn how to pinpoint your ideal markets, craft cover letters and author bios, and the rewards of rejections! Still have questions? See our Q&A with the class instructor Courtney…

Screenwriting Incubator FAQ

​​Through our yearlong Screenwriting Incubator program, we take you from an initial concept to a completed first draft to a polish of the first 15 pages. We focus on helping you achieve artistic excellence while honing your craft skills.  Screenwriting is part of a highly competitive industry, and we steer our writers into developing polished,…

Fresh Reader Program Q&A

Everyone talks about writing a novel, but few people have the drive, determination, and commitment to complete a novel. If you have typed the words THE END, we’d like to offer you a huge congratulations … and the opportunity to take your manuscript to the next level! Join us this fall for the Fresh Reader…

Q&A with Screenwriter John Leary

Project Write Now’s Screenwriting Academy is excited to present a virtual table read of Last Stop Before Exit, an original screenplay by John Leary. Leary is currently enrolled in PWN’s yearlong Screenwriting Incubator. We “sat down” virtually with Leary to find out what inspired his screenplay and what his writing process has been like. We…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

Last month, we asked our PWN Teen summer instructors what they’re obsessing over. This month, we turned to our adult instructors to find out what they’ve been indulging in this summer. What have they been reading, watching, listening to, eating, and more? July 2021: What we’re reading … Allison Tevald: “I’ve been enjoying Transcendent Kingdom,…

Want to Write a Picture Book? Read One First

by Michele Prestininzi I adore picture books. Everything about them—from their sparse words and laser focus to their beautiful artwork and snappy language like glug-glug and splash, or ka-pow and thwack. They introduce new concepts, expand my heart, and make me laugh––and they entertain kids, too! They deserve all the hoopla surrounding them, plus they’re…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

We are gearing up for our summer programs, including our awesome summer workshops for teens. This month, we asked our PWN Teen summer instructors to share with us what they’re obsessing over.  Here’s what they are reading, watching, listening to, eating, and more! June 2021: What we’re reading … Jim McConville: “Derek Walcott poetry. A…

Choosing the Artists Path with Mimi Cross

Answering the Call

by Mimi Cross
Do you ever have the feeling that there’s something you’re supposed to be doing, but you’re not doing it? I’m not talking about that did-I-leave-the-stove-on feeling. I mean something bigger. And you may even know what the thing you feel like you should be doing is. And yet… You are not doing it. Even though you have a vague feeling, or even an inner knowing, that the thing you feel like you should be doing, if you did it, would make your life richer.

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

Did you know that the Writers Institute has a private group on Facebook? It’s a place where you can share your writing experiences, seek recommendations, and find support and community to help you with your personal writing goals. (Want to join the group? Request to join via the link or email us at wi@projectwritenow.org!) This…