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14/48: Leicester – Friday November 16th 2018

14/48 is the ultimate in speed theatre where 14 plays are written, directed, scored, designed and performed within a 48 hour period. The theme for the Friday was Unseen Circumstances which made me think of those ghosts, so I made wrote  play about a crew of misfits filming a TV show in 'haunted' house which actually turned out to be a bit haunted. Title: Unseen Circumstances: Uncut. Director: John Berkavitch Actors: Adam Unwin, Francesca Leon,…

Novel Dreamers – November 2018

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. November's Novel Dreamers challenge theme was Time. For this I decided to do a continuation of one of my stories from last year for which I…

Novel Dreamers – October 2018

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. The second season opened with the theme of character continuation, where we had to take a character (from anywhere we like) and continue their story. I'd…

Novel Dreamers – August 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was me... in that we had to "write a piece that you think is a typical YOU piece. A piece that has…

Novel Dreamers – July 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was infinity, kind of. Basically we submitted an opening line and then via mystical arts known only to Mr Archer we were…

Novel Dreamers – June 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Parody so I decided to lampoon the classic Sci-Fi disaster movie Armageddon. Don't worry at no point do I mention the…

Novel Dreamers – May 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Sci-Fi so obviously I wrote a story about a girl jousting her way out of an arranged marriage. That sounds Sci-Fi…

Novel Dreamers – April 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was the macabre so I dusted off part of a piece I'd been working on for a novel some years ago, gave…

Novel Dreamers – March 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Superheroes with me being assigned  the fabulous Judge Dredd.  We have all heard about Mr Dredd's exploits on his Law Master…

Novel Dreamers – February 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was musical and I was assigned Waiting On A Sunny Day by Bruce Springsteen. I'm not sure how this led me to…