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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 Phil Porter – Make them Laugh

This workshop took place on 11 April 2017  In his capacity as 2017 Bruntwood Prize judge, writer Phil Porter talks about how to make an…


Kendall Feaver- The Almighty Sometimes

I started writing The Almighty Sometimes five years ago as part of my Masters degree at Goldsmiths. I’d spent most of the year writing a…


Anna Jordan on script readers: Make their hearts sing, not sink.

Script readers are the unsung heroes of playwriting competitions. Bruntwood has three phases of reading before the longlist of 100 plays is chosen. In 2015…


Abhishek Majumdar -Writing the Personal, Political and Philosophical

Live from India- Jawaharla Nehru in Delhi  8 April, 1.30-3.30pm BST ABHISHEK MAJUMDAR on Writing the Personal, Political and Philosophical The workshop will give an overview of…


Mel Kenyon – Redrafting & Taking Notes

24 May, 6pm-8pm An agent and dramaturg, Mel develops and works collaboratively with some of the world’s most respected playwrights. In her workshop she will…


Live Online Workshop with Phil Porter

On Tuesday 17 February, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, the Bruntwood Prize hosted a live online worked with award-winning playwright and 2015 Bruntwood Prize winner Phil Porter…


One minute films to inspire your writing

Take a quick break with our series of one-minute films to support, provoke, challenge and inspire anyone out there thinking of submitting for the Bruntwood…


Get to know… 4 writers discuss what Create Your Own Stage means to them…

We caught up with Anna Jordan, Kate O’Reilly, Chris Thorpe and Chris Urch to discuss the process of writing and what Create Your Own Stage…