Playwriting: Day One

Daily Prompt

WN #39: Writing from a Word

The word is: CLOUD.

Inspired by this word, write for ten minutes.

This week, we’re going to focus on playwriting.  To do so, we’re going to study “ten-minute plays.”  

Let’s read one together called, “The Chocolate Affair.”

What do you notice a script has?

Take out the screenplays from a couple of weeks ago.

What do you notice are the similarities and differences between scripts for the stage and scripts for the screen?

Let’s generate a list of ideas and determine which category they would be best for: screen or stage.

So how does one write a ten-minute plays?  Here’s some words of advice.




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