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Write A Play And Get It Performed: Teach Yourself

Write A Play And Get It Performed: Teach Yourself

by Lesley Bown, Ann Gawthorpe
     
 

Write a Play - and Get It Performed is designed for would-be writers of every level and for all types of motivation by two prize-winning professionals. Whether writing for the specific needs of an amateur drama group, community event, political campaign or simply for personal or professional development, this is a guide to the craft of playwriting. It offers

Overview

Write a Play - and Get It Performed is designed for would-be writers of every level and for all types of motivation by two prize-winning professionals. Whether writing for the specific needs of an amateur drama group, community event, political campaign or simply for personal or professional development, this is a guide to the craft of playwriting. It offers guidance on the creative principles of scripts, characters, plot, structure and dialogue and explains the principles of staging and stage directions as well as gives tips on how to write for a variety of different situations, for every age and ability and according to specific genres - particularly those often preferred by amateur groups, such as pantomime and musical theatre.


NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.


AUTHOR INSIGHTS

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.


TEST YOURSELF

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.


EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of writing a play.


FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.


TRY THIS

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444129861
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
04/30/2010
Series:
TY Creative Writing
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
610 KB

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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