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Formatting Your Script

Here are resources for formatting your play script.  How to format your script | Playwrights' Center There is no single, go-to standard script format standard. But there are standards. And the more of these standards you use and the more of these standards you adhere to the more acceptance you garner as a Submitting Playwright. https://pw...

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"I was something that lay under the sun and felt it, like the pumpkins, and I did not want to be anything more. I was entirely happy. Perhaps we feel like that when we die and become a part of something entire, whether it is sun and air, or goodness and knowledge. At any rate, that is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great."&n...

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Publications & Subscriptions  The Paris Review The Paris Review Kindle edition (affordable at $30/yr, 40% off print sub). For poets, and writers of fiction, all forms. Keep up with cutting edge, top-tier writing.​

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On Writing

 Articles on writing, memoirs, fiction, agents, etc.   Lit That Explores Humanity: Jennifer Clement On Telling Difficult Stories President of PEN International and author of Gun Love, Jennifer Clement explores the role of literature that tackles difficult stories.

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Free Indirect Style

In “How Fiction Works” James Wood explains the use of Free Indirect Style as a defining characteristic of modern literature. Let’s understand how it works, and works so well to the modern ear and eye. Wood gives this example, approximately: Reported Indirect Style She looked at her husband. He looked so unhappy, she thought. She wondered what ...

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