The BBC Writers’ Room submission window opens tomorrow. This window is concentrating on writing for CBBC or CBeebies. Unlike some of the writers who post to their comment boards, I have no problem with the Writers’ Room concentrating on specific genres. I have never considered myself a children’s writer. A couple of weeks ago, when I out that the window was due to open shortly, I decided I should probably give it a go. I opened one of my notebooks to try and develop an idea. The first thing I found was a note I’d made a week earlier and then forgotten: the idea was for a children’s drama.
I do keep notebooks (obviously), but I rarely find them that useful. It’s nice to know that the system works occasionally. I started the first draft yesterday and should get it finished before the window closes on 7th July.