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Sally Stott Sally Stott Writersroom Reader Blog posts in total 9

  1. Should writers ever give up?

    Thursday 17 April 2014, 15:57

    Is it such a bad thing to spenda chunk of your time doing something you love?  Sally Stott investigates whether writers should ever give up.

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  2. What qualifies us to be script readers?

    Wednesday 19 February 2014, 14:34

    Scriptroom reader Sally Stott explores some of the myths around script-reading and the team of readers that work for BBC Writersroom.

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  3. How to become a successful writer - and get paid

    Wednesday 29 January 2014, 12:19

    Writersroom reader Sally Stott spoke to eight successful writers about some of the harsh realities behind making a living, but also why it is worth it in the end.

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  4. What is the point of feedback – and how should writers deal with it?

    Thursday 19 December 2013, 17:03

    How should a writer respond to feedback and notes on their script?  Writersroom reader Sally Stott on when listen to it and when to ignore it.

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  5. How to get an agent: Advice for writers

    Monday 4 November 2013, 15:13

    Sally Stott looks at how writers can approach the difficult task of finding an agent.

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  6. Tackling issues or talking about issues: Scripts at the Edinburgh Festival

    Tuesday 27 August 2013, 15:54

    Sally Stott on her Edinburgh Fringe Festival experience & why your script should be 'about' something.

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  7. Writing soaps: Can anyone do it?

    Tuesday 4 June 2013, 16:10

    Sally Stott goes behind the scenes on EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City and Doctors to find out what it takes to write for the BBC's Continuing Drama shows.

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  8. A prostitute in a library or a pregnant woman with an AK47: What exactly are 'good' female characters?

    Tuesday 9 April 2013, 15:19

    Writersroom script reader Sally Stott on what exactly are 'good' female characters.

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  9. Wanted: decent female characters for long-term relationship with writers

    Thursday 14 February 2013, 13:18

    Writersroom script reader Sally Stott on the representation of female characters in scripts submitted to Script Room.

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