Playwriting Imposter!

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People tend to put their best selves on the internet. Their positives. Their achievements. All the things that are going well in life. And I am no exception. I do not like to dwell on the negative as a rule. I tend to brush the bad aside as soon as I can and move forwards. Looking backwards only tells me where I have been and prevents me from seeing where I am going.

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Scriptly Writing – Challenge Complete

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What the Scriptly Writing Challenge Taught Me

I did it. I made it. I got to the end of The Literal Challenge‘s ‘Scriptly Writing’ challenge. That felt both the shortest, and yet longest, two weeks of my life. Scriptly Writing. Writing fourteen screenplays in fourteen days. So what have I learned during this gruelling two weeks of being blasted, naked and spinning cartwheels out of my comfort zone?

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Scriptly Writing Challenge – Week 1, Day 2

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Writing 14 Screenplays in 14 days.

Day 2

11 October 2020

It is only the second day of TLC’s Scriptly Writing Challenge. I can’t say it’s getting any easier as yet. Does it get easier? I looked at the brief last night, stunned with befuddlement. I let it sink slowly into my gelatinous jellyfish of a brain and went to bed. I did not want to get tempted to write, for fear I would either sit frustratedly looking at a blank screen for hours or sit up writing all night.

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The Literal Challenge – Scriptly Writing

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I signed up to a Screenwriting Challenge today. I saw a post on the BBC Writer’s Room Twitter, that mentioned the challenge. That’s how this all kicked off. The tweet asked “Could you write 14 short scripts in 14 days? ” Probably not, I thought. But I could give it a go. What’s the worse that could happen? No one’s ever died of extreme screenwriting… Have they?

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