Category Archives: Advice

Fictionalising Fact: developing a play based on real stories

First blog in a series by Sam Hall, about the process of developing a play. Continue reading

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Getting your play published

We interview playwrights at all stages of their careers at 17Percent. A playwright whose first full-length play is being produced soon on a small tour asked ‘how do we go about publishing our plays?’ She is thinking about publishing it … Continue reading

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Memory Monday

Listen again to our launch debate. What can we do to get more work on by women? Continue reading

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Karis Halsall interview

Interview with Karis Halsall, performance poet, playwright and Literary Associate at Theatre503. Continue reading

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Writing tip #1 – Creating a character

A tip on creating character. Continue reading

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Some thoughts on monologues…

I have been meaning to write an article about monologues for some time now, as they are by far the most popular kind of short play that we receive for She Writes, and we put on a fair few, though … Continue reading

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17Percent Theatre Careers Guide: Scenic artist

17Percent Theatre careers guide – scenic artist. Continue reading

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A new video series: 17Percent’s guides to careers in the theatre

New video series. First up – Fiona Watt talks about working as a theatre designer/scenographer. Continue reading

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This month’s Focus is on formatting

Info on formatting a stage play. Continue reading

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Interview with Dr Suzanne Doyle-Morris

Interview with Suzanne Doyle-Morris, Focus June. Continue reading

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