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Adapting on the Shoulders of Giants

“Which would you choose if you could:
pleasure for yourself despite your friends
or a share in their grief?” -Tecmessa

“Yet, I pity the poor wretch, though he’s my enemy. 2,265 more words


Mon. Nov. 21, 2016: Writing Retreat

Monday, November 21, 2016
Waning Moon
Cloudy and cold

They say we’ll have some snow flurries today. So much for yard work! The weather was so damp and windy the past few days I didn’t get much done. 399 more words

Rat King

A brief election inspired Shakespeare-Trump play for my Shakespeare Lit Class

ACT l.

SCENE I. A desert place.
Enter three journalists


Episode 6 - Migrations (w/ Abi Hynes)

It’s the sixth episode of The Paperchain Podcast, and we move out of the studio to a very strange hotel that hates breakfast to chat with Abi Hynes, a Manchester based poet, writer, and playwright. 116 more words


Open Submission Season for 2017 First Flight New Play Festival

After more than a few delays, the Open Submission Season for the 2017 First Flight Festival will begin on Wednesday September 15th at 12:01 AM EST… 338 more words

Indie Theatre Community

Lanford Wilson--Pushing Through

There are many commonalities between fiction writers and playwrights. One is struggling with the first draft.

I found this quote in the book, “The Playwrights Process: Learning the Craft from Today’s Leading Dramatists,” 263 more words


Can We Meet to Discuss Timmy's Progress?

A while ago, I wrote a post (that I was hoping nobody bothered to read) about my writing plans for summer. Next week, I’m heading to the coast of Maine for some much needed escape from the Oklahoma heat — and right afterward, I have to return to teaching. 338 more words

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