BRIDGET WHELAN writer

August is archive month. Posts from the past

Always wanted to write for TV or Radio? Here’s your chance

Every so often BBC Writersroom accepts unsolicited scripts. They are read blind (without names attached) so it’s an equal opportunity – your idea and writing ability will be judged alongside … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 13 Comments

Write Comedy for the BBC

The Comedy Script Room at the BBC is open for unsolicited manuscripts but only to April 1st. Click here for details on how to submit and comedy resources (such as … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 7 Comments

Do you know…which country reads the most books, watches the most TV, listens to the radio and uses the internet most often for pleasure…?

TELEVISION Folk in Thailand spend  22.4 hours in front of the television each week. The USA is in 6th place with 19 hours per week and the UK is 9th … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brighton Writing Weekend Sitcom for TV and Radio

There’s a two day weekend course running in Brighton very soon that I  recommend wholeheartedly. Sue Teddern has an impressive track record in both television and radio scriptwriting. Among her … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Now Showing: Writers Web TV

Originally posted on CATHERINE RYAN HOWARD:
If you’re writing for children or young adults, be beside your computer on 28th September for the launch of WritersWebTV.com: top-class, online free-to-watch-live writing workshops…

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wanna be a Writer Part Two — watch the television pilot and find out why readers are like baby ducklings…

Last month I wrote about the pilot of a new reality television show featuring real wanna-be writers getting advice from professionals. It’s pioneered by  Jane Wenham-Jones, novelist and author of … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wannabe Writers on TV

Heard from two bloggers – Catherine Ryan Howard and Kathleen McGurl – about a pilot for a new reality television staring real wannabe writers trying to get publishing deals and … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 10 Comments