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Please, introduce yourself ... > New in town (4 replies - 331 views)

Welcome Jeffrey. I am a playwright, to paraphrase Peter Shaffer's Salieri, a master of mediocrity as regards playwriting. After all, at least that's something, isn't it? ...   Sat Jul 1st, 2017 12:42 am

Critique my Play > UK playwright needed to review one act play. Will trade reviews (6 replies - 1487 views)

Moss, more to come when I'm not busy writing the unimaginable. Here we have the Dramatist's Guild that will go through all of that ...   Fri Apr 21st, 2017 07:47 pm

Take the Stage > A TASTE OF MY SATYRICAL NOVEL (0 replies - 855 views)

A TASTE OF QUEEN CITY AND OTHER DIMENSIONS . . . . . . : There are satyrs in the book, too; if you like ...   Fri Apr 21st, 2017 06:28 pm

Critique my Play > UK playwright needed to review one act play. Will trade reviews (6 replies - 1487 views)

Not a Brit. Don't need review, or critique. If the play is written in English, why don't you post it on this site ...   Fri Apr 21st, 2017 04:51 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Daffodils (6 replies - 808 views)

Good grief, Potabasil. This poem is powerful, tragic and disturbing. Dare I say, beautiful. How about lilies-of-the valley. ...   Sun Apr 16th, 2017 02:53 pm

Announcements > At 110 Working on her 12th book (1 reply - 1060 views)

MY PATRON SAINT! ...   Sun Mar 26th, 2017 09:09 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > GRAY AREA (2 replies - 444 views)

Thank you, in media res.. Albee and intended subtext—a road less congested. ...   Wed Mar 22nd, 2017 07:21 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > GRAY AREA (2 replies - 444 views)

GRAY AREA I was caught in the gray area  between the Beat and the Hip taking cues from off the movie screen  learning the best one could from false ...   Sun Mar 19th, 2017 04:59 am

Collaborators > Book writer wanted for raw, gritty musical (3 replies - 714 views)

"...obviously not as good..." Why is that? That's not a way to catch a mouse. ...   Mon Mar 13th, 2017 06:57 pm

Work-in-Progress > How do I turn a synopsis into a full script? (5 replies - 1541 views)

DJ, read scripts like a mad man. Dozens and dozens. You'll then get a feeling for the rhythm, the arcs, the developing of characters between ...   Mon Mar 6th, 2017 06:51 pm

The Playwrights' Noticeboard > GI60 Gone in Sixty Seconds - one-minute plays. (4 replies - 988 views)

I'm in. ...   Fri Mar 3rd, 2017 09:01 pm

The Playwrights' Gym > CHALLENGE TO ALL OF YOU - One-minute play (1 reply - 1162 views)

Count me in! There is nothing about multiple submissions. ...   Fri Mar 3rd, 2017 08:59 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Introducement (6 replies - 852 views)

Oh those fog machines! Ever try to rent one? Highway robbery, if you were to ask me. Welcome to our forum, most clever one. Most ...   Thu Mar 2nd, 2017 07:53 pm

Play Productions - Come and See my Play > 3 GUYS IN DRAG SELLING THEIR STUFF (0 replies - 734 views)

Through special arrangement with Stageplays.com, 3 GUYS IN DRAG SELLING THEIR STUFF opens March 10th for 9 performances only. If you're near Baltimore, check ...   Thu Feb 23rd, 2017 07:09 pm

Play Productions - Come and See my Play > 3 GUYS IN DRAG SELLING THEIR STUFF (0 replies - 250 views)

Through special arrangement with Stageplays.com, 3 GUYS IN DRAG SELLING THEIR STUFF opens March 10th for 9 performances only. If you're near Baltimore, check ...   Thu Feb 23rd, 2017 07:07 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 1435 views)

I will in deed. Best, Edd ...   Tue Feb 14th, 2017 11:41 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 1435 views)

What a lovely thought, Sir or Madam, "a love of theatre and desire and passion to help others." I love theatre by giving my life ...   Tue Feb 14th, 2017 09:07 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 1435 views)

Well, my advice to every playwright is, and has always been, DO NOT GIVE YOUR WORK AWAY! However well-intentioned you are, this is beneath ...   Tue Feb 14th, 2017 07:42 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 1435 views)

May I assume that the playwright is expected to give their work without royalty, so that your group can raise money? ...   Tue Feb 14th, 2017 05:36 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Could someone please address - (8 replies - 12397 views)

Listen to Tolston. He knows what he's talking about. ~edd As for music and lyrics, you'd be crazy not to protect your work first. Too ...   Tue Jan 10th, 2017 08:01 pm

The Playwrights' Gym > Get your fingers moving. (53 replies - 40820 views)

Read every post today. Awesome! We need to get this going again! So, I offer the first and last line of—In The Venus Arms GREENBLOSSOM: Just ...   Fri Dec 2nd, 2016 09:00 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > It's Time to be a Real Writer (2 replies - 808 views)

Ahh, crap! And I was feeling young today. Thanks a bunch, guy! However, I would be remiss not to say, Powerful, Beautiful, ...   Mon Nov 28th, 2016 08:57 pm

Take the Stage > A Novelist's Endgame. (0 replies - 549 views)

Dear Diary, I will be ashamed in the near future for writing this, but I feel the need—a purging perhaps. I have said similar things ...   Tue Oct 25th, 2016 10:08 pm

Collaborators > Game Development - The Musical (2 replies - 853 views)

Very interesting. I know nothing about anything that could help you. Except I liked "crunch time" far better 'cause "games are serious work" sounds ...   Tue Oct 25th, 2016 03:01 pm

Take the Stage > THE HARDEST SYNOPSIS EVER! (1 reply - 490 views)

 I AM SO PROUD TO HAVE FINISHED MY FIRST NOVEL. HERE IS A SYNOPSIS.   Neither fish nor fowl, QUEEN ...   Wed Oct 12th, 2016 08:15 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Existence * (2 replies - 784 views)

Sad and beautiful. Thank you. ...   Wed Sep 7th, 2016 05:20 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > When a Person Dies (2 replies - 835 views)

Glad I stopped by the forum to read this. So heartfelt. Thank you. Forgive me if I overstep, but I'm wondering if ...   Wed Aug 10th, 2016 11:22 pm

Question & Answer > Torn and need advice (4 replies - 968 views)

Ditto Paddy. Best, Edd ...   Sun Jul 31st, 2016 02:36 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hi! I want to produce your play! (2 replies - 1149 views)

Wow! You guys are fabulous , from what I saw on YouTube. I am as sure as sure can be, without really knowing anything, ...   Tue Jul 26th, 2016 05:58 pm

Question & Answer > Please pardon the totally basic questions (3 replies - 1123 views)

I would stick with this format; it is standard American format. http://ptfaculty.gordonstate.edu/lking/CPF_play_formatting2.pdf If you're in Britain, I would look at the following: http://tug.ctan.org/macros/latex2e/contrib/sides/sides-sample.pdf http://www.comedyplays.co.uk/cpv5/scripts/spf.pdf NO MORE QUESTIONS IN THIS REGARD!! ...   Wed Jul 13th, 2016 04:16 pm

Question & Answer > Please pardon the totally basic questions (3 replies - 1123 views)

Mark, I try not to be a rude man, nor a blunt man. But honest to daisy cups, you will do far better Goggling ...   Fri Jul 1st, 2016 05:11 pm

Question & Answer > stage action (3 replies - 864 views)

Absolutely perfect choice. BUT, if you are not sparingly using those emotional directions, the reader and director will know they're dealing with either an ...   Mon Jun 27th, 2016 05:09 pm

Question & Answer > FORMAT (10 replies - 2682 views)

I use the French publishing format. It's easier to write and to read. I have never had a problem with that, even though ...   Mon Jun 27th, 2016 05:02 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Tit for Tat (1 reply - 770 views)

Ah Jesus! That went through me like a sharp knife, but didn't kill me. Confirmation wounds and soothes. But, it makes one wiser for it. ...   Wed Jun 15th, 2016 04:57 pm

Critique my Play > A Night Walk (9 replies - 4995 views)

I generally dislike dialog that is nicely, grammatically correct, with every sentence complete and tidy. I generally dislike dialog that doesn't add to ...   Wed Jun 15th, 2016 04:32 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit to Poor Monsters (4 replies - 2846 views)

Gottcha. Thanks. ...   Sun May 29th, 2016 05:35 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit to Poor Monsters (4 replies - 2846 views)

You want us to put our age, race and gender on the application form. I won't even say publicly what I think of this. ...   Sun May 29th, 2016 02:02 am

Question & Answer > Numbering (4 replies - 1014 views)

ASK him why? I have no idea what this is all about. My first response is NONSENSE. Oops....my second response is also nonsense. For ...   Sat May 28th, 2016 06:35 pm

Question & Answer > Numbering (4 replies - 1014 views)

What does that mean, "numbered?" ...   Sat May 28th, 2016 04:57 pm

Announcements > Milwaukee & Alabama (6 replies - 2403 views)

Timmy, CONGRATULATIONS! Let's get some of your work produced Out West. I am still waiting to buy a book of your poems! xo ...   Thu May 26th, 2016 05:46 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > dear mister trump (5 replies - 1406 views)

IMR, <smile> Just choke on something! btw, i will be getting back to you as soon as i get my lazy ass in gear; and my ...   Mon May 16th, 2016 12:08 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > dear mister trump (5 replies - 1406 views)

dear mister trump, I want to be a witness with my very own eyes as you have a stroke of very bad luck and choke on your own demise ...   Sat May 14th, 2016 07:51 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > It's Nice To Be A Little Drunk (1 reply - 597 views)

<smile> ...   Sat May 14th, 2016 07:49 pm

Collaborators > Young Composer Looking for Librettist (2 replies - 922 views)

GREAT STUFF! Thanks for sharing. ...   Sun May 8th, 2016 10:25 pm

Collaborators > The Right Re-writer Wanted ! (3 replies - 1612 views)

KelSays, It sounds intriguing and a lot of fun. I asked because I thought it important information for members of the forum. ...   Wed May 4th, 2016 11:29 pm

Collaborators > The Right Re-writer Wanted ! (3 replies - 1612 views)

KelSays, How much are you willing to pay for this service? ...   Wed May 4th, 2016 03:43 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > ONCE UPON A TIME (2 replies - 979 views)

timmy, Thank you much for your comments. When they come from a real poet, I listen, I'm grateful. You are right on about the persistent/persists ...   Tue Apr 26th, 2016 06:11 pm

Take the Stage > John Challen? (1 reply - 931 views)

Could the person have mistaken the name for a NYC producer who I know as John Chatterton? ...   Wed Apr 20th, 2016 06:33 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > ONCE UPON A TIME (2 replies - 979 views)

Once Upon A Time I was in your head yes I truly was remember we spoke mind to mind did you hear did you know I was ...   Wed Apr 20th, 2016 03:54 pm

Question & Answer > Length of a Play: The First Act v. The Act 2? (3 replies - 1195 views)

Steven, Better yet, you could not be more correct, let the storyline have its way and follow your instinct. Period. Are you certain ...   Fri Mar 11th, 2016 09:30 pm


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