Comedy writers! Want £10k and a chance to develop your script?

Open your ears comedy scribes, this is an opportunity you probably won’t want to miss.

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Competition Spotlight: The Nick Darke Award

The Nick Darke Award rewards, promotes and inspires writers for screen, stage and radio in memory of Nick Darke’s amazing writing legacy. It is run by Falmouth University. This year, the stage play is the category.

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Sideways author Rex Pickett: ‘Take risks. Be trailblazing’

Rex Pickett has achieved what most budding writers will only dream of: an agent, a publisher, a best-selling novel, a movie… He’s also pretty blunt when he describes the trials of being a writer. That combination makes for some incredible insight and no nonsense advice about what it takes to really make it.

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The New Writer, The Real Writers’ Guide, and what happened

If you’ve been reading The New Writer or The Real Writers’ Guide over the past couple of years, you’ve probably been wondering what happened to them. Conveniently, I’m able to account for both.

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Interview: Andrew Thompson on breaking the trivia market and more

Back in September, I looked at the approach taken by Aussie author Andrew Thompson as a textbook way of scoring a publishing deal.

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How to start your writing career tomorrow

This is the only advice you really need.

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Unsolicited submission: How to grab the attention of a script reader

The best most writers are likely to get from a script reader is an automatic response.

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