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1Xtra Writersroom Challenge

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1Xtra Writersroom Challenge

Are you a BBC Radio 1Xtra fan? Inspired by music? Think you can write a monologue? Then this is a writing challenge for you!

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1Xtra Writersroom Playlist

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1Xtra Writersroom Playlist

Pick a song from one of the artists on the 1Xtra Live 2017 line-up, listed below.

Choose a music track from the list and use as inspiration to write a 60-90 second fictional monologue set in Manchester.

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Create a Monster Character!

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Create a Monster Character!

Have you ever wanted to play Dr Frankenstein and create your own monster, at least on the page anyway? We invite you to flex your monster muscles and introduce your own monstrous creation into your fanfiction stories to share here on Mixital!

Monsters are a regular feature of many sci-fis and magical worlds. The introduction of a new monster is really the introduction of a new character which the audience will get to know over time and which introduces all sorts of creative opportunities for writers! 

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Debbie Moon's Five Rules For Creating A Magical World

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Debbie Moon's Five Rules For Creating A Magical World

Wolfblood author Debbie Moon shares her five rules for creating a magical world with us.

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Philip Pullman’s Five Tips For Writing

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Philip Pullman’s Five Tips For Writing

Author of over twenty novels, Philip Pullman has been writing for most of his life. Throughout that time, he's collected a few tips and tricks. Here are five such tips to help you get writing!

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The Social: From Script to Video (part #1)

The Social: From Script to Video (part #1)

The Social Script Kit allows you to write a script and share it with the community. Here are scripts that have made the journey from idea to film..

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The Social: From Script to Video (part #2)

The Social: From Script to Video (part #2)

The Social Script Kit allows you to write a script and share it with the community. Here are more scripts that have made the journey from idea to film..

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The Social: From Script to Video (part #3)

The Social: From Script to Video (part #3)

The Social Script Kit allows you to write a script and share it with the community. Here are more scripts that have made the journey from idea to film..

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The Social: From Script to Video (part #4)

The Social: From Script to Video (part #4)

The Social Script Kit allows you to write a script and share it with the community.

Here are some scripts from the hilarious 6 part series 'They'...

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Write A Video Script: What You’re Passionate About

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Write A Video Script: What You’re Passionate About

Would you love to make your own videos about things that matter to you? One of the best places to start is by writing a script for your film. Once you have a script you'll know what you want to happen in it. And you'll also know what you need to plan, who you need to be in it, the locations, the props, everything needed to make your video as close to what you're imagining as possible.

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Bring A Place Alive

Bring A Place Alive

There are some pieces of writing where the location is so evocative it's almost like a silent, ever-present character. 

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