31 Days, 31 Plays

I have challenged myself for the month of October.

The challenge? Write a play each day… a one-page play, that is.

Sometimes you gotta take baby steps to get back into the creative habit–this is mine.

Each day I will write one page of scripted material (radio and film scripts do count). This could be self-contained, part of another project, the beginning of a future project, an internal musing staged as a play–practically¬†anything.

Grey Remington Quiet-Riter Typewriter with paper in it

The idea is less like Suzan Lori-Parks’ 365 Plays and more like the concept of the one-page picture frame from Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird. If writing a whole novel, a chapter, or even a page seems too overwhelming, then just write one sentence. One really good sentence that you can launch off of into the rest of the story.

Each week I will post my favorite (or least embarrassing) one-page play here. You can also follow my updates on Twitter (@maggiesulc) and Instagram (@maggiesulc).

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About austinausten88

Playwright in love with Classic films, afternoon tea, and Noel Coward. She recently graduated from Rice University. In the fall, she will be exchanging her English major undergraduate status for that of Theatre & Performance Studies graduate student.
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1 Response to 31 Days, 31 Plays

  1. Good luck! Looking forward to reading!

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