Research Methods for Writers with Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

Research Methods for Writers with Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

About This Event

If you're writing about a real person, research is a critical component that not only makes you more credible as a writer, but also helps you make informed decisions that will reinforce your story’s relationship with the truth. 

Join us for a discussion in implementing research into your next project with Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (Dolemite Is My Name, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, Ed Wood), the master scribes of biographical dramas. We’ll study how this screenwriting team approach their research, how they parsed through collected data to identify key info to implement in the show, and how they managed the relationship between staying true to the facts and taking creative license.  

Doors open at 6:30pm. Event starts at 7:00pm. 

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The Writers Guild Foundation

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