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Writing your first play

Author: Stephen Sossaman
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This brief workbook guides students step by step through writing their first play. It covers the process from selecting an idea to doing critical revision and saves students from common frustrations by explaining and walking through the basics. --from publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Sossaman
ISBN: 013027416X 9780130274168
OCLC Number: 43845621
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 126 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Are there rules for playwriting? --
What is special about theater? --
Being a playwright --
Where play ideas come from --
Characters --
Play structure --
Five keys to holding your audience --
What your audience sees and hears --
Dialog --
Theme --
Select and evaluate your idea --
Decide how to writ your first draft --
Write your first draft --
Evaluate your draft --
Revise your play --
Develop your play --
what next?
Other Titles: First play
Responsibility: Stephen Sossaman.

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This brief workbook guides students step by step through writing their first play. It covers the process from selecting an idea to doing critical revision and saves students from common frustrations by explaining and walking through the basics. --from publisher description.

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