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Telling the stories you need to tell. What is our legacy?

A while ago I became contented to the fact that what I do is not important. I accepted that I am not going to change the world. 304 more words

Now accepting submissions: The First Flight New Play Festival

Boomerang is accepting submissions for the 12th Annual FIRST FLIGHT New Play Festival, running November 19th-23rd, 2014 at ART/NY (520 8th Avenue, NYC)

FIRST FLIGHT is one of the premiere new play development festivals in Indie Theatre. 189 more words

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Artistic Dilemma

Playwright: Playwrights face a difficult dilemma in what they write about. Because, say you write something completely natural, then it may never be staged, or not be dramatic enough. 48 more words

Dialogue Scraps

Happy endings? The difference between American and English writers.

Always being a little bit unsatisfied. That’s very British.

Perhaps a little over emotional. It’s so American.

Are the stereotypical demeanours of their people manifested in difference between the work produce either side of the pond? 354 more words

The writing process. Does it take a lifetime?

It took me five years to write my first play, and three weeks to write my second.

Sometimes a piece requires such careful consideration on how best to express itself. 313 more words

Writing something new. Should we embrace influence or fear it?

David Hare has discussed his despaired over the number of plays being written today in the name (and style) of Harold Pinter. He warns off anyone trying and write like Brecht or Beckett because they perfected their style. 340 more words

Where to begin? Inspiration.

Writer’s block. Our worst fear. Whether you have a deadline or not feeling unable to write is stifling. Unfortunately, it is something we will all face at some point. 338 more words