This week we wrote three x one-minute films. Members of the group could choose from The Meeting, A Box or Jealousy. Or they could do all three. Then we performed them in Montpellier Gardens.
This week we took a break because we expected attendance to be very low.
This week we wrote three 100-word stories on three prompts: Spring, Park and Drama.
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.
This week I thought we could attempt some kind of self-portrait. By that I mean a physical description and what that suggests about your temperament; then some stuff about your good points and your bad points; then something about the way you behaved in a specific situation. If you want to weave these into a […]
The task this week is to write a piece of historical fiction. Any era is acceptable. The opening phrase should be ‘Come in’ or equivalent.
The task this week was to write a ghost story.