This episode is all about receiving and providing notes on our plays. What the heck do you do with all the feedback? What are some best practices when receiving notes? When is it useful? When is it not? Can notes be too prescriptive? Or could it be more prescriptive? We attempt to discuss by sharing our own experiences as note givers and takers to shed some light on best practices.
LISTEN TO EPISODE 75. TOPIC: Notes, Notes, Notes… Oh My! HERE
- What are some of your favorite types of notes and feedback?
- Do personality types affect the way we give notes? If so, how can we best create awareness and adapt to provide (or receive) the notes?
- What are some practical methods that could work for you?
- How do you give notes to yourself?
Sarah – HBO Raised by Wolves, Amazon The Boys, learning how to draw, and reading so many scripts on New Play Exchange!
Sam – Oven-roasted cherry tomatoes!!!
Howlround – “Notes to the Note-Givers; or, Embracing the Paradox” essay by Catherine Trieschman
How to Organize Writing Feedback so You Can Rewrite With Confidence by David Safford
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