D. Elaine Fields

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‘Fantastic Beasts’: Dumbledore Could Be Openly Gay in Sequel – Variety

The new tentpole series “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will feature several characters from the “Harry Potter” universe, J.K. Rowling …

Film Industry

Interview: Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”

A WGA interview with Barry Jenkins, writer-director of the indie drama <i>Moonlight</i>. IMDb plot summary: “A timeless story of human connection and …

Screenwriting

American comedy vs. British comedy

A very interesting perspective on the difference between British comedy and American comedy from the always-wonderful Stephen Fry.<br>What do you …

How to Review Your Plot: Using Your Notes and Outline at Revision

You’re nearing the finish line and feel like you need a final push forward to reach completion. You’ve slogged your way through the long, seemingly …

Essential Tips on Story Structure from the Writer of ‘Die Hard 2’

Learn story structure tips from a professional screenwriter!<p>Every writer has their own strategy for creating a solid foundation to their story. …

12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets From the Cast and Crew of Fantastic Beasts

<i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> is the first installment in a five-part series featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander. We …

New York Playwright Fails To Block Opening Of New 'Barbershop' Movie

A pre-trial conference on the lawsuit is scheduled for July 15.<p>The movie "Barbershop: The Next Cut" may open on Friday, a Manhattan judge ruled on Thursday as he denied an injunction sought by a New York playwright to block the fourth of a series of comedies that he claims ripped off his stage play …

“Eclipsed” Playwright And “The Walking Dead” Star Danai Gurira On Fusing Art And Activism

The actress and storyteller is creating awareness of the injustices girls and women face around the world through Love Our Girls.<p>When Danai Gurira’s play <i>Eclipsed</i>, which depicts the suffering, strength, and resilience of a group of women forced to be the “wives” of a rebel leader during the second …

What playwright Trey Anthony is reading and watching

From the dramatist who brought us <i>Da Kink in My Hair</i> comes <i>How Black Mothers Say I Love You</i>, a play about an emigrating Caribbean mother who leaves her two daughters behind for six years. We spoke to playwright-actress Trey Anthony about her current passions.<p><b>What she just read</b>: "I don't have much …

Eclipsed Playwright Danai Gurira on Bringing Activism to Broadway

It’s a rare woman who can call herself a Tony-nominated playwright/zombie slayer, but Danai Gurira’s resume will leave you awestruck: She is the author of Broadway’s <i>Eclipsed</i>, the shattering and, yes, funny play about sex slaves during the second Liberian civil war; star of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, playing …

The Walking Dead

Getting Ready for the Tonys With Playwright and Actress Danai Gurira

Fresh off filming season seven of <i>The Walking Dead</i> in Atlanta, playwright and actress Danai Gurira arrived in New York just 24 hours before the Tony Awards. On the afternoon of theater’s biggest event, the Best Play nominee for <i>Eclipsed</i> prepped with her trustworthy red carpet team—stylist Thomas …

Tony Awards

Top playwrights join fight to save drama in schools

Patrick Marber and James Graham, two of Britain’s most highly regarded playwrights, are calling for drama to keep its place in schools, ahead of a parliamentary debate on curriculum changes.<p>Did the National Theatre’s Connections festival change your life? | Letter from Rufus Norris<p>Read more<p>“We need …

The Theatre

How Do I Make Writing a Career?

Electric Literature and the Authors Guild are partnering up to launch the Emerging Writer Membership program, which for the first time will allow …

How to Create and Publish Books with WordPress & PressBooks

It is a world of digitalization where everything has become digital. Every sector has caught under the influence of digitalization. So does the …