What do you want your plays to do?


It’s easy to get caught up in with writing. Does this ever happen you?

It happens to writers whether they’ve been putting words on the page for a few days or many years. We get so excited that we Just! Want! To! Write! We dive into the deep end of the pool and want to get swimming.

Who has time to prepare? Who has time to wait two hours after eating?

Diving into the deep end with writing is one of the fastest routes to writers’ block. There’s one simple question that every writer needs to ask and answer at the beginning of their process.

Ask this of whatever you’re working on right now:

What do I want my play to do?