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


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