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The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Please let me know if this makes you want to read more (2 replies - 14753 views)

Unless you have explored this as a psychological fact, or you have touched the writer's heart; that place when truth rings loud and clear, ...   Thu Sep 28th, 2017 08:14 pm

Critique my Play > CRITIQUING (20 replies - 39355 views)

Novice, then who are you writing for? Yourself? The like-minded, or an audience that could be any, or all of us? Best to ...   Mon Sep 11th, 2017 05:56 am

Question & Answer > Are theaters who produce 10-minute play festivals only looking for comedic scripts? (7 replies - 12304 views)

Comedy is NOT as easy as some may think, take it from one who knows. Everybody has his or her own sense of comedy—what is ...   Wed Aug 30th, 2017 09:54 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > New in town (4 replies - 11159 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 04:42 am

Critique my Play > UK playwright needed to review one act play. Will trade reviews (6 replies - 11657 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 11:47 pm

Critique my Play > UK playwright needed to review one act play. Will trade reviews (6 replies - 11657 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 08:51 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Daffodils (6 replies - 9060 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 06:53 pm

Announcements > At 110 Working on her 12th book (1 reply - 6128 views)

MY PATRON SAINT! ...   Mon Mar 27th, 2017 01:09 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > GRAY AREA (2 replies - 5174 views)

Thank you, in media res.. Albee and intended subtext—a road less congested. ...   Wed Mar 22nd, 2017 11:21 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > GRAY AREA (2 replies - 5174 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 08:59 am

Collaborators > Book writer wanted for raw, gritty musical (3 replies - 7596 views)

"...obviously not as good..." Why is that? That's not a way to catch a mouse. ...   Mon Mar 13th, 2017 10:57 pm

Work-in-Progress > How do I turn a synopsis into a full script? (6 replies - 14309 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 10:51 pm

The Playwrights' Gym > CHALLENGE TO ALL OF YOU - One-minute play (3 replies - 8733 views)

Count me in! There is nothing about multiple submissions. ...   Sat Mar 4th, 2017 12:59 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > Introducement (6 replies - 9936 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 11:53 pm

Come and See my Play > 3 GUYS IN DRAG SELLING THEIR STUFF (0 replies - 4519 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 11:09 pm

Come and See my Play > 3 GUYS IN DRAG SELLING THEIR STUFF (0 replies - 3721 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 11:07 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 14630 views)

I will in deed. Best, Edd ...   Wed Feb 15th, 2017 03:41 am

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 14630 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 ...   Wed Feb 15th, 2017 01:07 am

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 14630 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 11:42 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your play to Perform and Give (9 replies - 14630 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 09:36 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Could someone please address - (8 replies - 42614 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 ...   Wed Jan 11th, 2017 12:01 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > It's Time to be a Real Writer (2 replies - 7209 views)

Ahh, crap! And I was feeling young today. Thanks a bunch, guy! However, I would be remiss not to say, Powerful, Beautiful, ...   Tue Nov 29th, 2016 12:57 am

Collaborators > Game Development - The Musical (2 replies - 5647 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 07:01 pm

Take the Stage > THE HARDEST SYNOPSIS EVER! (1 reply - 4782 views)

 I AM SO PROUD TO HAVE FINISHED MY FIRST NOVEL. HERE IS A SYNOPSIS.   Neither fish nor fowl, QUEEN ...   Thu Oct 13th, 2016 12:15 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Existence * (2 replies - 5047 views)

Sad and beautiful. Thank you. ...   Wed Sep 7th, 2016 09:20 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > When a Person Dies (2 replies - 5055 views)

Glad I stopped by the forum to read this. So heartfelt. Thank you. Forgive me if I overstep, but I'm wondering if ...   Thu Aug 11th, 2016 03:22 am

Question & Answer > Torn and need advice (4 replies - 8138 views)

Ditto Paddy. Best, Edd ...   Sun Jul 31st, 2016 06:36 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hi! I want to produce your play! (2 replies - 6514 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 09:58 pm

Question & Answer > Please pardon the totally basic questions (3 replies - 7944 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 08:16 pm

Question & Answer > Please pardon the totally basic questions (3 replies - 7944 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 09:11 pm

Question & Answer > stage action (3 replies - 7466 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 09:09 pm

Question & Answer > FORMAT (10 replies - 16117 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 09:02 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Tit for Tat (1 reply - 4044 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 08:57 pm

Critique my Play > A Night Walk (12 replies - 20927 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 08:32 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit to Poor Monsters (4 replies - 9160 views)

Gottcha. Thanks. ...   Sun May 29th, 2016 09:35 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit to Poor Monsters (4 replies - 9160 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 06:02 am

Question & Answer > Numbering (4 replies - 8254 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 10:35 pm

Question & Answer > Numbering (4 replies - 8254 views)

What does that mean, "numbered?" ...   Sat May 28th, 2016 08:57 pm

Announcements > Milwaukee & Alabama (6 replies - 11678 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 09:46 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > dear mister trump (6 replies - 9343 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 04:08 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > dear mister trump (6 replies - 9343 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 11:51 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > It's Nice To Be A Little Drunk (1 reply - 4086 views)

<smile> ...   Sat May 14th, 2016 11:49 pm

Collaborators > Young Composer Looking for Librettist (2 replies - 5506 views)

GREAT STUFF! Thanks for sharing. ...   Mon May 9th, 2016 02:25 am

Collaborators > The Right Re-writer Wanted ! (3 replies - 6518 views)

KelSays, It sounds intriguing and a lot of fun. I asked because I thought it important information for members of the forum. ...   Thu May 5th, 2016 03:29 am

Collaborators > The Right Re-writer Wanted ! (3 replies - 6518 views)

KelSays, How much are you willing to pay for this service? ...   Wed May 4th, 2016 07:43 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > ONCE UPON A TIME (2 replies - 5178 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 10:11 pm

Take the Stage > John Challen? (1 reply - 5158 views)

Could the person have mistaken the name for a NYC producer who I know as John Chatterton? ...   Wed Apr 20th, 2016 10:33 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > ONCE UPON A TIME (2 replies - 5178 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 07:54 pm

Question & Answer > Length of a Play: The First Act v. The Act 2? (3 replies - 8004 views)

Steven, Better yet, you could not be more correct, let the storyline have its way and follow your instinct. Period. Are you certain ...   Sat Mar 12th, 2016 01:30 am

Critique my Play > First Draft - 10 Minute Play (11 replies - 17377 views)

David, I was in Albuquerque 20 odd years ago living on the floor of a garage. and flat broke. I mean BROKE--shoplifting for food broke. ...   Mon Mar 7th, 2016 11:12 pm


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