Author. Playwright. Speaker.

Hillary DePiano

Hillary DePiano is a playwright, fiction and non-fiction author best known for fantastically funny fairy tales, surprisingly sweet slapstick and unrelentingly upbeat writing advice.

by Hillary DePiano

Building a Writing Life

start a writing habit, find time to write, discover your process and commit to your writing dreams

Want to write but no idea where to begin? Building a Writing Life is the beginner writer’s guide you’ve been looking for!

Award Winning Playwright


Plays for All Ages

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The best writing craft books

The best writing craft books

I'm teaching a bunch of writing classes over the course of the next year so I thought it would be helpful to start a list of the books I recommend the most often. Not just to keep them consolidated in one place, but also so I can update them as I find new ones. It's...


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