The Mardibooks gang are back with an amazing opportunity for playwrights. Introducing our 4th writing competition in conjunction with IdeasTap: Writing for Performers: One-Act Plays. (Up to 30) Winners will have the opportunity to become Mardiwriters and to have their pieces published in an IdeasTap/Mardibooks one-act play e-book anthology sold on Amazon.
We are looking for one-act, one-person plays of 1,200 to 5,000 words. an original, well-devised idea with an interesting plot and developed characterisation. Your play will need to demonstrate an effective use of language with considered and appropriate structural devices and a commanding awareness of audience.
The actual dialogue must not exceed 5,000 words, though this does not include any stage directions you may use.
Up to 10 writers will be selected as runners-up qualifying for feedback to support their development as writers
This brief closes on Friday 1 August 2014 at 5pm and is open to IdeasTap members aged 16 and over. Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute.
Download the terms and conditions here.