WGGB General Secretary Bernie Corbet said: “WGGB is proud to be a supporter of London Writers Week, which will place new writing firmly on the national and international map, where it belongs.”
Why has Ola chosen to focus on older writers after spending 10 years of his career searching for and nurturing young playwrights?
Find out more on Colourful Radio, 11.35am, Friday 10 June 2011 with Karla Williams.
Lots of writers are afraid to call themselves writers. It’s important to develop the self-worth to call yourself a writer. Everything you write will not be brilliant but that’s OK. Remember, it’s not just about sitting alone in a room and sweating it out. Theatre is a communal process. There are a huge number of opportunities to develop your work: start nights, workshops, new writing events, scratch nights, monologue slams and so on.
About Euphoric Ink’s Weekend Playwriting Course:
We all have a novel or a play or a film inside us struggling to get out, yet few of us ever get around to starting work on it … That’s where Euphoric Ink and their writing courses can help you to take the first steps. Allan […]
My friend took me to the West End when I was 21. We sat in the theatre and stared at an empty stage. The lights went down, the stage remained empty except for the arrival of 2 black men, each of them wearing nothing but a pair of long khaki shorts and a couple of clown’s red noses. They proceeded to populate the stage with a range of characters in various situations as they brought to life apartheid South Africa dealing with the second coming of Jesus Christ. It was brilliant. I left feeling like I could fly and this was the only way of changing the world.
‘I felt the many of the techniques taught would prove useful to many types of writer … Friendly, inclusive and mentally-stimulating, this is a good starting point for those of you who would like to find out if graduating from audience to playwright is right for you.’
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