New Year, New Plan

By Cbevan_|January 6, 2016|Blog, writing progress

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS Every year I make a resolution of some sort and I don’t think I’ve ever actually seen any of them through. Read more books, loss weight, finish this project or that project, spend more time learning this language or that language. Despite these attempted resolution, I

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Too much of a perfectionist….

By Cbevan_|September 3, 2015|Blog, MA Scriptwriting

3 Am and I’m still sat here…. …tweaking Coping Ugly while my eye swells up thanks to some unknown allergic reaction. I’ve begrudgingly accepted that I won’t be able to submit the perfect draft of Coping Ugly. It won’t be stageable. There’s at least another 10 drafts, a character death

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Reflections

By Cbevan_|August 26, 2015|Blog, MA Scriptwriting

So yesterday I finally finished the third draft of Coping Ugly. I was optimistic for the first time since the writing process began 6 months ago. It seemed to actually do something that I approved off…. And then the dust settled and the perfectionist came out. A full 24

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Updated To Read List

By Cbevan_|July 25, 2015|Blog, MA Scriptwriting

So it’s been eight months since I posted anything on my reading habits. Well, there’s no time like the present. Here it is: ——————————————- That Face – Polly Stenham The Effect – Lucy Prebble (Read. Love this writer and the    subject matter is in line with one of

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MA Scriptwriting Residential – Gregynog

By Cbevan_|May 14, 2015|Blog, MA Scriptwriting

My last post on Gregynog was a little short to say the least. The trip felt far too brief and I could have happily spent another two to three days at Gregynog Hall, even with the lack of signal and the terrible internet.  Gregynog Hall is a Grade One country

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HighTide Playwright Workshop with Jack Lowe

By Cbevan_|April 1, 2015|Blog, MA Scriptwriting, writing tips

Back in February, I won a brief with Ideastap to attend a playwriting workshop led by Jack Lowe on behalf of HighTide Festival Theatre, a “powerhouse of new writing” according to The Observer. There were six workshops across the UK between December and February. Twenty-five writers were chosen to

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Too much to do, too little time

By Cbevan_|February 11, 2015|Blog, MA Scriptwriting

I’ve had an extremely busy start to the year….and it’s only just turned February!  In just one month and eleven days, there have been assignments to hand in, workshops, masterclasses, some serious problem solving and a lot of script development.  My head hurts just thinking about it. Thankfully, with

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