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Pen to Paper

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Mark

Mark Report 17 Jul 2015 14:33

Has anyone ever put pen to paper as a play wright or writer/novelist. I have recently joined Liverpool Everyman/Playhouse writing room. I have got a fair few ideas but struggling with actually starting to put an idea I have into a piece.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 17 Jul 2015 15:19

The first line is the hardest. We did have a writers group on here Mark, none of us professionals as far as I know, we justw rote for each others amusement. Sadly it seems to have fallen by the wayside at the moment.

Try just scribbling down ideas as they come to you, ideas for characters, build on those a bit, ideas for plots and see if light suddenly dawns. If you want any people to read your efforts without crticism at any stage there are a couple of us on here who would do that.

A good magazine to read, if you haven't, is Writers forum. Good luck.

Mark

Mark Report 20 Jul 2015 14:04

Yes I subscribe to this...Something happened over the weekend, not sure what it was exactly but managed to get 18 pages done.

Persephone

Persephone Report 22 Jul 2015 04:03

I am one of those that will read and offer the odd pointer, Emma is another one who reads for the writers group.. which seems to have almost ground to a halt.