Day 194: How to submit your play from a coffee shop

What I was doing was… Did some play submissions today. Spent about 15 mins sending ‘ellamenapea’ off to a couple of opportunities (Theatre 503 Award, The Nick Darke Award FYI, playwrights) that had opened up since I did the last bunch of submissions back in January. Have been meaning to get round to it and when I looked it actually didn’t take that long as I’d already written synopsis and

Day 148: How to stay the course of writing your play

What I was doing was… Almost two years after beginning to write it, this morning was all about submitting the play. Did a last minute skim of the script, tweaked some stuff, write a logline, updated synopsis and writer’s bio before doing 4 online submissions and readying a fifth paper submission to go in the post. What really helped in all this (apart from everything me and others have contributed

Day 147: How to help yourself when swimming upstream on finishing your play

What I was doing was… A whole day of making final tweaks to the play. And I actually did it -hooray! Really been swimming upstream with this, possibly post-Christmas laziness, possibly just done with it for the moment -but whatever it is it was SO helpful being at the @writershq Brighton writers retreat (at its new home in @werksgroup Middle St -oh hey @heatherroseandrews cheers for looking after us) and