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We will use this page to share provocations, tips, tutorials and advice all with the aim of helping you shape and develop your writing practice. Each resource approaches things from their writers own perspective – so take from each one what you like!

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REPOST- Ben Musgrave on Scene and Action

Now in it’s 14th year, the Bruntwood Prize has had some brilliant free resources for developing writers. Throughout 2019, we’ll go back into the archives…


WEEK THREE – Getting Your Characters Talking, Interacting With Each Other, and Creating a Scene- Simon Longman

Coming up with characters is something I find really hard to do without making them talk to each other. Which sounds kind of weird –…


REPOST- Cheryl Martin on Character

Now in it’s 14th year, the Bruntwood Prize has had some brilliant free resources for developing writers. Throughout 2019, we’ll go back into the archives…


WEEK TWO- CHARACTER By Kendall Feaver

Welcome to the fun part! Enjoy this part! This is where you get to dream, imagine, plan and play! Everything is in a wonderful state…


BRUNTWOOD PRIZE TOOLKIT – WEEK ONE – Getting started with Dramaturg Suzanne Bell

In this first session, we will be focusing on some exercises to get you started   1. WRITING AS A MUSCLE – Writing takes practice,…


Suggested Layout Guidelines

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting has only one requirement in your script layout. Anonymity is at the heart of the reading process, so to protect…


Introduction to the Bruntwood Prize Toolkit

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting is open to anyone who has a story to tell through the live medium of theatre.  We want to support…


Want to write a play?

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting is a genuine endeavor to discover new stories and help playwrights develop their craft, providing everybody and anybody with the…