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THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA

 

WHAT IS THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA?

The Writers Guild of America, more commonly know by insiders as the WGA, is the main union for television and screenwriters. It is one of the three largest creative unions, including the DGA (Directors Guild of America) and SAG (Screen Actors Guild), in the entertainment industry.

The WGA is broken down into two branches: (1) WGA East, headquartered in New York, is for writers living east of the Mississippi and (2) WGA West, in Los Angeles, is for members living west of the Mississippi.

You should regularly make it a habit to log onto their web site (www­.wg­a.o­rg). It is filled with useful articles about writing. Sometimes they even have competitions where ...

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