Writing the 10-Minute Play

Writing the Minute Play Limelight This book is written for the beginning or seasoned playwright as well as for actors or anyone wishing to attempt their first ten minute play Every aspect of writing a ten minute play is cov

  • Title: Writing the 10-Minute Play
  • Author: Glenn Alterman
  • ISBN: 9780879108809
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Limelight This book is written for the beginning or seasoned playwright, as well as for actors or anyone wishing to attempt their first ten minute play Every aspect of writing a ten minute play is covered, from perking with an idea, to starting the play, to developing it, to effective rewriting, to completing it, even to how to get the most out of readings of your pl Limelight This book is written for the beginning or seasoned playwright, as well as for actors or anyone wishing to attempt their first ten minute play Every aspect of writing a ten minute play is covered, from perking with an idea, to starting the play, to developing it, to effective rewriting, to completing it, even to how to get the most out of readings of your play once you ve finished it Writing the 10 Minute Play also reveals the best ways to market your play and includes an extensive listing of ten minute play contests The guide contains many in depth interviews with international playwrights who have had substantial success with their ten minute plays, as well as publishers of ten minute plays and producers of ten minute play festivals Included as well are several award winning ten minute plays, followed by a discussion by the respective playwrights on how they went about creating their play, from start to finish The final chapter offers tips and suggestions from artistic directors of ten minute play festivals and from well known playwrights whose ten minute plays have received awards and publishing deals.

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    1. Reading this book re-inforced what I had gotten from my first workshop. It also helped me understand more on how to write a short play.

    2. 4.0 of 5 stars – Good Advice, Good Examples, Good Encouragement.Writing the 10-Minute Play was a very helpful and encouraging book to read for writing plays, not just the 10-minute version, but the ideas can be applied more broadly as well. As a Chicago-based playwright, actor and teaching artist myself, I can relate to Glenn Alterman's background, but I can't match this Guinness record writing machine (Author of "Most Published Original Monologues"). So, even though I've had some playwrightin [...]

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