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EPISODE 8: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

  Welcome back! If you haven’t yet, please take a few seconds to subscribe at the upper right. Thank you 🙂   It’s hard to believe that I’ve been in the house now since March 10. And while the news continues to be grim and scary, playwriting keeps happening, playwright rejections and acceptances keep happening, […]

EPISODE 7: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

    Welcome back! If you haven’t yet, please take a few seconds to subscribe at the upper right. Thank you 🙂   I don’t know where the time is going. I’m reading plays for a few contests and trying to keep up with people Zoom socially, and I did have a project with Women’s […]

EPISODE 6: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

    Welcome back! If you haven’t yet, please take a few seconds to subscribe at the upper right. Thank you 🙂   I’ve gotten to the point in this play where it’s on my mind a lot and, when that happens, you know how it goes: whenever your mind wanders, it’s there. You see […]

EPISODE 5: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

    (As always, I ask that you please take a moment to subscribe at the upper right so you don’t miss an episode. Thank you!)   Since Episode 4, I’ve been digging around for information about Road Movies, like what makes a good one and what elements they should include. What I mostly found […]

EPISODE 4: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

  You’re back! Thank you, Josie and Melissa, for the continued comments! Keep them coming everyone; they help me know that someone is out there, and the engagement is helpful. If you’re here for Episode 4, please take a minute to subscribe at upper right so you don’t miss a post and fall behind. Thank […]

EPISODE 3: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

      You’re back for the third installment! If you’re enjoying this, please take a minute to subscribe at the right so you’ll be alerted whenever I post a new episode. (I’m so proud of myself for figuring out how to add that subscription form so please use it lol!)     And if […]

EPISODE 2: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS: A Play In Process

    Thank you everyone who showed up for Day 1. I edited there to say, and I’ll also say here, that I’m in the process of trying to get my daughter or somebody to figure out how I can add a subscribe button to this blog (if you’re MailChimp and WordPress savvy, hit me […]

EPISODE 1: FINDING NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, A Play In Process

Like much of the world I’m shut in. I’m on day 16, my birthday being the last day I did anything normal like go out to dinner (and even then obsessively washing hands).     Like much of the theater world, I’ve lost opportunities. To date, I’ve said goodbye (hopefully only temporarily but when things […]

THE BEST PLAYWRITING ADVICE EVER

  It started with my simple post on the Official Playwrights of Facebook: What is the single best piece of piece of playwriting advice you’ve ever received distilled to one line–talking about craft only? I have two, but the best one is probably: Questions are the weakest form of dialogue.   What followed was an […]

RIPP #2: RICKY MARTINEZ, NEW THEATRE

  For an explanation of RIPP, Real Inspiration for Playwrights Project, click here.   RICKY MARTINEZ, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, NEW THEATRE   “Right before I became Artistic Director, while I was Associate AD and also Literary Manager, I read a playwright submission, [Just A Kiss], which blew my socks off that had no agent representation.  I immediately […]