It's been YEARS since I've been on the NTW community, but I'm back now, looking for information and inspiration as I embark on writing my first professional stage play. I haven't written a play since 2005 when I wrote a one-act piece for Bridgend County Youth Theatre's Halloween celebration. I'm currently scripting a two-act two-hander to be performed in Cardiff in spring 2020 followed by a transfer to London and hopefully, a brief New York run. That's the…Continue
Posted on July 30, 2019 at 14:44
I'd never had doubts about which way to tell a story until this year. I always knew from the start whether something was going to be a novel, a stageplay, screenplay, or short (both story and film). I know that other people sometimes have a dilemma in choosing which format to tell their story but it's never been a problem for me.
This changed a few months ago (August? September?) when I woke up at stupid o'clock and wrote a short film in an hour and a quarter. Just like…Continue
Posted on November 18, 2011 at 14:43
I first heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in 2010 and liked the idea of committing to writing 50,000 words from November 1st right through to the 30th. So long as I had the research, characterisation etc. done by the first (which might actually have been cheating) it would've been easy enough to plod along through it.
Everything was ready, inspiration was sky high. Started out with a few thousand words on Day 1 just to kick off. A few hundred words on Day…Continue
Posted on November 17, 2011 at 18:19 — 1 Comment
Well the weeks are rolling by quickly and its about time we started attaching people to the project. We're drawing up a list of names for casting, being realistic about who we can afford within the budget. In the meantime we've found our director; the press release is going out today:
Posted on February 28, 2011 at 13:01
With almost a month to go before we start filming, here's an intro to the crowdfunding campaign for our short film The Final Punchline:
Posted on February 23, 2011 at 11:50