Beginning A Script: Introduction to Writing for Radio | Sat 4 Nov | 12-4pm | £25 | 18+ yrs | Tutor Karen Featherstone | Digital Lounge
Writing for radio is a goal for many writers and it’s a medium that has specific challenges and rewards. Karen Featherstone will deliver this one-off, informal session and share the insights and qualities that make a piece of writing stand out for radio, using her experiences of writing dramas for Radio 4 and Radio 3.
What will the class cover and how will it be taught?
Karen will share her skills and techniques in an intimate group setting, where feedback and support will be provided to improve participants’ writing skillset.
Who is it suitable for?
This session is suitable for beginners who wish to grasp the basics of writing for radio, or for more experienced writers looking to expand their knowledge of this unique form.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring your own laptop or notepad and pen.
About the tutor
Karen Featherstone is an experienced and working Screenwriter and is part of the team of readers who write reports on screenplays for the BBC. Fresh from the BBC Writers’ Access Group, she is a commissioned freelance episode writer for the indie production company, Mackinnon and Saunders. She also has experience in teaching Screenwriting courses at Brewery Arts and elsewhere. As a writing tutor, Karen has designed and delivered dramatic writing masterclasses to disabled, D-deaf and neurodivergent writers for Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, with an emphasis on encouraging beginner writers and helping to build playfulness and confidence.
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