By popular demand we are going to try writing three-minute plays next week. Three minutes is about three sheets of paper, or about 5-600 words.You can find lots of examples of radio drama here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/scripts/radio-dramaDon’t have too many characters: one or two is fine. We might want to act them out. Read the examples to see […]
This week’s exercise follows on from last week’s. Take your ‘Lost love’ piece and rewrite is as a short story called ‘Lost’, in the third person (He, She, They). Attempt to arrange your material in the form of a series of scenes, using dialogue and precise sensory detail. Imply as much as you state, withhold […]
For this week, I want you to do an exercise I found in a book. It’s called Lost Loves. You have to write about someone you have lost, not necessarily because they died. It’s just that they were part of your life and now they aren’t. Write about a time when you were together. This […]
The prompt for this week is ‘Water’. Stories and poems equally acceptable.