What has our Writers Guild done for us lately?
Glad you asked because the Guild has a wonderful answer in Writers Connect, a short newsletter members now get every week.
Show Us Where You Write in Quarantine
Whether quarantine has you writing in the backyard, at your kitchen table, in a home office, or on the roof, send your workspace photos and captions to Connect. Got story ideas, submissions, feedback, or suggestions for Connect? We want to hear them, too! Contact Connect here.
Get the Most Out of the WGA Platform
Launched nearly a year ago, the WGA Platform has become an important resource for members and industry executives who are looking to connect during nationwide stay-at-home orders.
Despite the obstacles posed by COVID-19, development across the industry hasn’t stopped, with staff at many major networks and production companies continuing to conduct meetings, hear pitches, buy projects, and hire writers while working remotely. Over the past eight weeks, the WGA Platform has seen the number of executive accounts created and executive logins more than double. As executive and producer engagement continues to grow, the Guild’s Online Services Department, dedicated to the development of the Platform, recommends the following practices to help members fully utilize this tool. Read more >>
Preserve Your Pandemic Stories in the WGF Archive
Give future generations a window into this moment for writers.
We are living through a historic moment, and the Writers Guild Foundation invites you to create and preserve a record of your experiences during the pandemic. Share stories, letters, photos, videos, and artwork of how you’re coping with the crisis, how you’ve been impacted by the Hollywood production shutdown, and how you think the world might be different after this. WGF will collect and preserve these in the Archive for historians, future writers, and a future digital exhibit. Submit your stories here. Read more >>
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