(AP) Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty are adding to their front-runner status for Hollywood's awards season.
The two dramas earned nominations from the Writers Guild on Friday for outstanding screen writing.
Lincoln is up for adapted screenplay, along with Argo, ''Silver Linings Playbook, ''Life of Pi and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Zero Dark Thirty was nominated for original screenplay, along with Flight, ''Looper, ''The Master and Moonrise Kingdom.
In the documentary category, The Central Park Five, ''The Invisible War, ''Mea Maxima Culpa, West of Memphis, ''We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, and Searching for Sugar Man earned nominations.
Winners will be announced during simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on Feb. 17.