BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

“You just have got to be brave enough to start…” Tom Stoppard QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

I feel that when I began writing, I had a need to know more about the play before I got into it. I think that’s the way I was thinking. … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 10 Comments

…pain, loss, regret – the stuff of drama Harold Pinter QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

I think plays have nothing to do with one’s own personal life. Not in my experience, anyway. The stuff of drama has to do, not with your subject matter, anyway, … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

Wanted: a topical Jewish play from UK writer

Matthew Frener (Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Free Rayne Artists) and Michaela Stern (Co-Founder of Collaborative Artists) are looking for new full length plays that tackle topical issues and which … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

There’s one special quality your best writing always has – Arthur Miller. Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always. – Arthur Miller photo credit: supermattzor via photopin cc

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Writing about women – SALLY WAINWRIGHT Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

Why wouldn’t you put them on screen? I find women more interesting. They’re more heroic. The banality of the day-to-day; the reality of it; coping with the problems on a … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Written a play? Find out how to get it staged

Just heard from Spread the Word, the London based literary organisation, that they are launching a programme of topical debates next month. Each season a panel of key figures from … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 1 Comment