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THE NEXT DRAFT: How to Plan, Execute, and Finish a Re-Write of Your Play Without Tearing Your Hair Out

REGISTER: associatedirector@workshopwest.org


Using both examples from his own work, and those of participants, GG Award Winning Playwright takes you through the methodical and fool-proof steps of getting your next draft done and done.

DATES: Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28th
Hours: 10am-6pm
Cost: $100 + GST
Coffee and Snacks provided

Schedule: Saturday.
10am - Meet and Greet. Set objectives for the weekend
10:30 - 1pm - Lessons in Failure: How Not to Write a Draft. Vern will give examples of his own worst mistakes writing a draft the wrong way, at the wrong time, for the wrong reason.
1pm - 2pm - Lunch
2pm - 6pm - Lessons in Success. How to Properly Plan and Execute a Re-Write. A Practical Step by Step Guide to Creating Your Next Draft.

Sunday: Coffee and Snacks provided
10am - 1pm: The Nitty Gritty Part 1. Vern spends 15 mins on 5 pages of your work (or your work plan) and takes you through some basic but detailed steps to improve your writing.
1pm - 2pm - Lunch
2pm - The Nitty Gritty Part 2.
5:30 - 6pm. Debrief and questions