Nathan Bransford: Don’t be too easy on your characters

Nathan Bransford offers brings us another writerly must-know. Brace yourself and try to keep a stiff upper up as you face up to the pain you’re going to cause…and feel as well.

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Via Nathan Bransford: Should you share your work-in-progress with friends and family?

When Nathan Bransford offers writing or publishing advice, we listen…and advise  y’all (especially prose writers) to do the same. Today, his guest author, discusses the good and the bad points of letting those close to you read your unfinished work.

No, we aren’t talking about this kind of sharing. Not here and now anyway.

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If you tell a close friend or family member that you’re writing a book, it’s highly possible they will ask to read it. read article

“Hacks” Creators Discuss the Tears, Trucks, and Teamwork of Building the Series

God, we love Jean Smart

Hey, Ted Lasso isn’t the only new comedy series our feckless leader Larry Brody and Team TVWriter™’s think is sensash. There’s also a gleaming, glowing gem called Hacks that we hope everybody who visits this site has seen. It’s an awesome show, and here are the awesome people -WRILTERS!!! – behind it.

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Via Nathan Bransford: How an editor at a publisher acquires a book

When Nathan Bransford offers writing or publishing advice, we listen…and advise  y’all (especially prose writers) to do the same. Here’s another reason why, via Nathan’s guest  

We know an editor wouldn’t really steal your book. This is just a fun metaphor, yeah?

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Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt on the Making of Apple TV+’s ‘Ted Lasso’

Hey, Ted Lasso isn’t just Larry Brody’s and TVWriter™’s favorite comedy series of 2020 and 2021, it’s pretty much the fave of just about every writer we know. So y’all better watch this, hear? And learn!

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