Thanks! I made a couple of attempts at writing plays in the early 90s. In some ways, I found it more difficult than “descriptive narrative”, in that I was trying to keep in mind the spatial relationship of the characters on stage as well as everything else. (It was at a time when, for budgetary reasons, small casts were very much in favour, so that helped a bit.) I think it’s fine, when writing narrative, to be sparing with the visual detail — I certainly am — and to take what might seem a disproportionate amount of time choosing a very few words.

I’ll delete Medium profile end June 2021, then these posts will move to my own site: https://www.artkavanagh.ie |Newsletter: https://talkaboutbooks.substack.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store