How to Write a Play

Dramatic Writing , Dance of Language textbook Many books on how to write a play can be found in book stores, especially internet sources. Books such as Roger Hall’s Writing Your First Play, Linda Seger’s Making a Good Script Great, and Jeffrey Hatcher’s The Art and Craft of Playwriting will get you off to a good start. If you are a student, however, who wants to write a short play in a short amount of time, but you want to do it admirably, I have a few tips for you.