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An open invitation.

Stan has given me the go ahead to run a workshop I have wanted to hold for some months now.
In "Dramatic Verse" I will be inviting participants to write and critique what is known as "Closet Drama", a monologue or play (in verse or otherwise) that is meant to be read and not performed.

Dramatic verse has known many ups and downs since Shakespeare. The Bard wrote fully one third of his plays in this form as well as Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson.
It's most prolific period was 19th century Britain where it was something of a fad among poets of the day. Byron, Shelley and Keats all wrote dramatic verse.

The workshop will require participants to write first a monologue featuring a single character and then a short one act play with multiple characters. All in verse.

I hope you will consider joining me in what I think will be a fun and somewhat challenging workshop that should take everyone out of their comfort zone.

For those who have read my blog concerning the "round robin" (for lack of a better term) collaborative work... it will happen, though for the moment it is on hold until more bugs are worked out. It will likely be run on an experimental basis and I hope to have your participation there as well.

Thank you for taking the time to read this.

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Invited???

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

Is it ok if I join after getting a hang of it after i get to read the posts of a few participants? That way I would get better oriented about modus operandi of this WS.

Regards,

raj (sublime_ocean)

But I suggest you just dive into the Olympic Pool. There will be much discussion about these forms to help you figure them out. However, if you want to wait that's okay too. This workshop will be a little laid back, so you shouldn't have any trouble.

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OK. As suggested by you I will jump in the pool and learn to swim.

Regards,

raj (sublime_ocean)

As a moderator, please feel free even to invite your friends to join.
The more, the best.

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My participation will have to depend on work loads when you kick off the shop.

Scott

This workshop is something of a precursor to my collaborative shop to follow on its heels. I most certainly want you in that workshop for (as Weirdelf says) your language skills.

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When did he say that?

Scott

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W. H. Snow

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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❤❤❤❤❤❤

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And so he did. I shall thank him in a pm.

Scott

Scott

please count me in. You might ought to give a starting date........stan

Stan

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Sept. 7. We will run five weeks.

W. H. Snow

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words
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Please do. However, don't just add me also aid me when I am stuck up.

Regards,

raj (sublime_ocean)

do well Raj.
We will learn from each other and from the others as well.
Thanks for accepting the invitation.

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isolated

I just coined
assolated
Shakespeare is known to be a creator of newer words
I too have done so here too
smaller bard they all call me

I am as ever before
isolated
but now no more

I just posted a poetry
small one
now I shall dwell on a Shakespearean style
soliloquy
hope twill be accepted.... snomanly

Loved. And the most welcome.

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I have already posted
my contribution

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