Run by Lucy V Hay, Bang2write is a writing and networking tips blog for screenwriters, novelists and freelance writers.
Bang2write focuses on genre, submissions, characterisations, social media and the general mistakes writers make. We aim to ensure writers have the tools to make informed decisions about their work and how they present it and themselves to the industry. Renowned for its sweary ‘smack talk’, Bang2write was picked as one of the best genre/niche writing websites in 2021 by Writer’s Digest, plus as 1 of the top 100 websites for writers by The Write Life for five years in a row. B2W has also been a finalist in the UK Blog Awards. B2W is also in Feedspot’s top 10 screenwriting blogs, number 1 in the UK!
Bang2write also exists on most social media platforms beyond the main site. Join us!
Courses and Talks
In addition to blogging, script editing, script reading and writing books, Lucy has hit the road doing talks and courses at festivals, schools, libraries, universities and more!
You can find an up-to-date list of Lucy’s courses (both online and IRL) if you CLICK HERE.
Want to work with Lucy yourself, or hire her for your event or organisation?
No problem – drop her an email!
Who is Lucy V Hay?
Lucy V. Hay is a novelist, script editor and blogger who helps writers via her Bang2write consultancy, as well as her writing workshops and courses.
Bang2write has read 20K+ spec screenplays, unpublished novels and pitch material over the last 17 years as a script reader and script editor.
Based on this exprience, the B2W books include Writing & Selling Thriller Screenplays for “Creative Essentials”, as well as its follow ups, Writing & Selling Drama Screenplays and Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, TV & Film.
Publishing as LV Hay, Do No Harm, was nominated in 2 categories for The Dead Good Book Readers Awards, 2019. Her latest is Never Have I Ever for Hodder Books. Her debut, The Other Twin, has been featured in The Sun and Sunday Express Newspapers, plus Heatworld and Closer Magazine. Lucy is currently adapting it Emmy-nominated producers Free@Last TV, too.
Below is a selection of produced projects I’ve been involved in and/or read for various schemes, companies, organisations and/or individual producers, writers & directors.