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MDC part 2

I submitted my 10 minute play for the Midwest Dramatists Center’s 2nd conference on Saturday. Route 84 House Fire feels like a bit of a lightning strike- nothing like that is going to happen again (back to back local productions). 121 more words

The Auditioning Playwright

Imagine that you’re asked to submit a play that hasn’t yet been written. Imagine that you’re asked to do this by a theater company or group of stage producers to write a special new script just for them. 2,291 more words


Friends With Guns

This play is going to be great. It addresses the gun debate and our biases in an amazing way. Can’t wait for it to get full production.

A Tinkerer and a Dabbler with a Library Card

It’s confession time. I am a mere tinkerer and a dabbler with a library card. I read, and I write; but I did not study English Literature and I still can’t afford to send myself on a writing retreat (never mind the heady heights of an MA in Creative Writing). 542 more words


Time Change

My close friend Catherine spent several summers after college guiding land tours around Alaska. She adored the job and suggested several times over the years that it was a perfect fit for me. 1,230 more words

Tennessee Williams: No Refuge But Writing

February is all about Mardi Gras on Book And A View and there is no one I would rather sip a sazerac on a Bourbon St balcony with than the King of Southern Gothic, Tennessee Williams. 450 more words


Moscovitch's 1920s Drama Falls Short in 2018

“Girls have been written and represented in popular culture in many different ways. Most of these representations have been largely unsatisfying because they never get girlhood quite right. 2,445 more words