Comfest Comedy

Woop! My logline entry for #comfest - the Twitter competition for the London Comedy Writers Festival - charted #9! Den of Geeks: A group of gamers are losing their geeky girl to rowers and fight to reclaim her with conventions, comics and cunning #comfest This idea? Came to me on the District Line. Recorded as an Evernote voice memo. Writing on the move, people! Congratulations to the other awesome logliners in the top 25 and the winner, Josh Merritt....
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Make ’em laugh

Two short, sweet screenwriting comps courtesy of the London Comedy Screenwriters Festival: British brevity your speciality? Laugh A Minute Competition - one page of comedy gold, win a festival ticket and fifty quid. Too long-winded for you? Try #comedyswf Twitfest - a comedy logline in a single Tweet. Take three rolls of the dice - and you could come away with a golden festival ticket and a stack of Script Secret CDs. And if you need tips on how to make comedy gold (and how I wish I'd had this when I was writing my Laughing Stock entry!), Lucy Vee has written a cracking (up) post on how comedy dialogue may not be all that: Comedy: It’s All In The Delivery… Of Everything!!....
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Power to the Procrastinators

I got let out of work early today, so nose to the scripting grindstone, right? Put the washing on. Wash wash wash. Tipped some guy's boxers and shirts out the dryer (there was a basket, they were dry - acceptable laundry etiquette) and set mine to spin. Just spent an hour messing around on Twitter, checking the e-mails and catching up on Google Reader. And now I open my storyboard. Oh, but I don't have a playlist yet! There's another hour gone then....
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