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The Blunt Playwright

An Introduction to Playwriting

by Clem Martini

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Examines dramatic structure, discusses the creative process, explores the nature of character in dramatic work, provides a number of writing exercises that are useful for generating text, and cites international playwrights throughout.

About the Author
Clem Martini is an award winning playwright, novelist, and screenwriter with over thirty plays, and ten books of fiction and nonfiction to his credit, including the Calgary Book Award-winning Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness. From 1998 through 2007, he taught theatre classes to children at Wood’s Homes. He is currently a professor in the School of the Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary.
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Clem Martini is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and novelist, an associate professor of drama at the University of Calgary, and a past president of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. He is a three-time winner of the Alberta Writers Guild Drama Prize, was a nominee of the Governor General's Literary Award in Drama for A Three Martini Lunch, and the author of several novels for young adults, including the trilogy Feather and Bone: The Crow Chronicles.

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