Sandra Hosking, MFA

Playwright, journalist, teacher

Hit & Run VII

 Play-Makers Spokane is pleased to announce its call for comedic scripts for Hit & Run VII, a staged reading of short plays in October.

 

*What? 10-minute or 15-minute plays (15 page maximum)

 

*One script only. It must be a comedy.

 

*Playwrights can be from anywhere, but plays must be in English.

 

*Standard play format preferred.

 

*There are no restrictions on content but our audiences prefer more family-friendly fare.

 

*Send the full script with a title page with your contact information, a synopsis and character breakdown, and a short bio. Include all the information in one document. The document should be labeled the play's name_your last name (i.e. Hamlet_Shakespeare).

 

Deadline: May 1, 2013

 

Notification: September

 

Submission procedure: E-mail your script as a Microsoft Word document or PDF to [email protected] The subject line should include your name and the title of the play.

 

Fee? None. No payment to writers as this is an all-volunteer event.

 

Questions? Contact Hit & Run coordinator Sandra Hosking at [email protected]

 

Tips:

 

Please only submit one play. Subsequent submissions will not be read.

 

Plays must be true comedies, not dramas with humor, although the best comedies have a point. Plays that are layered generally are more satisfying than those that have one running gag or are just cute.

 

Read Gary Garrison's Perfect 10.

 

Avoid clichés, such as having a character continually get another character's name wrong.

 

Thank you and we look forward to reading your work.

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