Another addition to this occasional series because I’m feeling in need of a new challenge and direction for the new year… Enjoy!
Tips For Writing A Great Play By Troy M. Hughes
Playwriting 101: In-depth Tutorial on Writing A Play by Playwright Jon Dorf
Resources on Writing Plays – fantastic list of links, including “Why Writing Plays Will Make You A Better Screenwriter”
Database of Modern American Plays and Playwrights
Small Online Archive of full-length plays, one act plays, ten minute plays & monologues
Help, Am I Writing A Play? Interesting POV from The Guardian Theatre Blog
Writing A Play [PDF] – Fantastic Teachers’ Resource for helping students write a play, so particularly good for beginners attempting a play
COMPETITIONS AND NEW WRITING INITIATIVES
The Bruntwood Playwriting Competition – contains lots of tips for writing plays too
The Courtyard’s King’s Cross Award
Drama Association of Wales’ One Act Play Competition – open to all! Here’s a pdf of the application form.
SCDA One Act Playwriting Competition
New Plays – got a good directory of festivals etc that show new plays
If you have any good links for this list, email me or leave ’em in the comments~. Thanks!
Have been scouring the interweb for north american comps/initiatives. But not having much luck!
Dont suppose you have any leads?
Thanks for the great set of links.