I have been extraordinarily fortunate the last few weeks and months to have great people working with my scripts, and I’m learning (I hope) a great splodge of stuff as I go.
push yourself – write in a new way, or about something new, in a new format, or by throwing all your norms to the four winds.
Oh, loathsome rewrites: the most important thing, and the hardest. They’re my main preoccupation right now – even though there are many budding ideas shooting their way through, and an incomplete full-length thing which is chewing the back of my brain. But without them, without nips and tucks, excision and the bin, the thing’s notContinue reading “Re-writes”
I may well be talking absolute rot, but it seems to me that a great way to drive yourself to write drama and then get it looked at is to enter competitions. You’re less likely (in my probably naive view) to be wasting any credit you might have with producing theatres, and the deadline sideContinue reading “Competition Fever”