Writing Guides

Our writing guides are written by experienced and published writers who are experts in their field.

Whether you are just starting out on your writing journey, or already have experience and many thousands of words behind you, we aim to have at least one guide here that will help you to take your writing to the next level. (If you don’t see anything here and have a suggestion for us for future courses, contact us here!)

If you have any questions before embarking upon our courses, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Playwriting GUIDES
adapting a novel for the stage

With hundreds of amateur acting companies up and down the country – as well as many touring and in-house professional ones – adapting a classic novel that is out of copyright can be a lucrative endeavour.

This guide will take you through the process of taking a novel and turning it into a marketable and entertaining stage play.

playwriting 101

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at constructing and writing an original stageplay, this is the course for you.

This guide will take you through the basics of putting a play together, including character, dialogue, structure, and the six elements of Aristotle, as well as practical advice on marketing your finished play.

More guides will be added soon. Keep checking back here for more details…