Masterclass: Writing Plays: Teach Yourself

Masterclass: Writing Plays: Teach Yourself

by Lesley Bown, Ann Gawthorpe
     
 

Writing Plays is the invaluable and comprehensive guide to anyone who wants to write plays and get them performed.

It covers the basics of the theatre, creating and working with characters, writing realistic speech and dialogue, constructing compelling plots and creating a great ending. There are also separate chapters focused on writing for

Overview

Writing Plays is the invaluable and comprehensive guide to anyone who wants to write plays and get them performed.

It covers the basics of the theatre, creating and working with characters, writing realistic speech and dialogue, constructing compelling plots and creating a great ending. There are also separate chapters focused on writing for different genres, including pantomimes, musicals, radio and television. And a final section looks at the practicalities of laying out, submitting and staging your play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781473602236
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
11/28/2014
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
268,480
File size:
443 KB

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Meet the Author

Lesley Bown is an accomplished writer who has published in almost every format - from books to articles, screenplays, scripts, television shows, sitcom pilots and sketches. She is also a journalist, and she wrote a popular comedy blog from the perspective of Bridget Jones' mother - Pamela Jones' Diary - http://pamelajonesdiary.blogspot.com/

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