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Elon Musk poaches Onion writers because ‘comedy is the next frontier’

OK sure.Image: Bill Pugliano/GettyIn space, no one can hear you laugh.  Even so, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk seems to have taken...

Hollywood writers begin firing their agents over fee dispute

(CNN)Hollywood's biggest labor battle in a decade is officially underway. The issue, as is usually the case, is money. The guild has 15,000...

What It Was Like To Work On ‘Roseanne,’ According To A...

The “Roseanne” writers room ― defunct as of Tuesday, when ABC swiftly canceled the series in response to one of Roseanne Barr’s racist tweets ― knew...

10 Years Later, Here’s How The Writers Strike Indelibly Changed TV

In late 2007, “How I Met Your Mother” co-creator Craig Thomas faced an unusual situation. After penning the script for Episode 11 of the...

Writer Says She’ll Answer Work-Life Balance Question When Male Writers Get...

Fiction writer Lauren Groff spoke to The Harvard Gazette in an interview published on Tuesday and expertly refused to question about how she balances...

14 Stephen King quotes all aspiring writers badly need to read

Stephen King is a veritable writing machine.Image: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty ImagesThe first Stephen King book I ever read was The Girl Who Loved Tom...

Who gave the best convention speech? Former writers weigh in.

Melanie Trump, left, and Bill Clinton, right.Roll calls, house bands, awkward dancing, comedy hats and protests aside, the political conventions that have dominated the...

Talk key takeaways from Google Cloud Next with TechCrunch writers

Google’s Cloud Next conference is taking over the Moscone Center in San Francisco this week and TechCrunch is on the scene covering...

Substack helps writers turn blogs and newsletters into subscription businesses

Substack is looking to help writers make money in a way that CEO Chris Best described as “diametrically opposed to the broader Internet...

How Reddit’s NoSleep community is helping launch the careers of horror...

NoSleep is all about those realistic horror stories.Image: bob al-greeneJasper DeWitt wasn't always a horror writer. Long before his work captured the interest...

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