Support Materials

2009-01-01 Members' One-Act Plays
Full scripts and synopses of short and one-act plays written by members of Slough Writers.
2008-07-01 Radio Drama on BBC Writersroom
Formats for scripts. The page has links to examples and to ScriptSmart.
2008-02-11 An Introduction to Play Writing
Notes from Mike Pearcy and Kathryn Watson's evening, "Introduction to Play Writing".

Writers Resources

Ask Oxford
Online dictionary and writing style guides.
BBC Get Writing
BBC help for writers
BBC Skillswise - Words and Grammar
Very basic guides to spelling, grammar, reading, writing and related skills.
BBC Writers Room
Resources from the BBC for discovering and promoting new writers.
First Writers
Resources for writers, including agents and publishers lists.
National Union of Journalists
Leading organisation with news from journalistic industries. Provides support and advice to journalists.
Society of Authors
Society providing help and support for writers, including vetting contracts and helping in disputes.
The Society of Authors
Society providing support on the business issues of writing, including vetting contracts and handling disputes.
Writers News
Website for Writers News and Writing Magazine, the main publications for writers, with news, tips, competitions and more.
Writers Services - Resources
Mixed resources on writing, selling and publishing.
Writers' and Artists' Yearbook
Homepage for one of the industry's leading guides to markets.