Common Playwriting Mistakes
The young dramatist will run into several serious errors in writing his first plays if he is not warned to avoid them at the start.
Essentials of Play Writing 1
A well-constructed play can be compared to a Roman mosaic. It is composed of hundreds or thousands of minute pieces.
Essentials of Play Writing 2
Experience has taught the practical playwright that the only way in which he can hope to construct a good play is by determining definitely, before beginning to write at all, the ending of the play and how that end is to be achieved.
How To Write a Play
A collection of letters from famous playwrights and dramatists on how to write plays.
Tag cloud for StageAffair.com. See the most popular playwriting tags on this site.
The Technique of Play Writing
The dramatists of the time of Elizabeth brought the poetry and wit of the drama to a high state of perfection. Yet the modern dramatist who desires success need not hope to find the key to it by a study of older dramatists.
Why Write a Play?
While authors and poets may be pleased to see their name in print, there is nothing quite like the thrill of listening to a live audience cheering and clapping in response to a playwright's carefully crafted words.