To Anya on her 30th birthday:Hey.You.You with the imagined big tattoo of 30 across the face.Not thrilled about being hereBelieves somehow that the tattoo is visible to alland that it perhaps means something.Comparing yourself to others who seem to be somewhere ‘better’ than where you are nowAt 30.You see, that 30, isn’t your 30.Because someone … Continue reading Poetry
How to describe last night: At a certain point I was watching a play happen on stage and it was like I was watching someone else's play, in the sense, I got caught up in watching the play. But it was my play. And I wrote it. And these actors, that made choices that took … Continue reading Two more times
New Village Arts interviewed me, and there's a link to the interview from the Union Tribune, little ole' me. 🙂
So we're two days away from an audience. And I'm going to rehearsal tonight. There have been changes, some will get in and some will not. It's amazing that at this late in the game that everyone involved has been receptive and encouraging enough to entertain change. And I've been coming up with the … Continue reading 2 days out
In 4 short days, my play will be on a stage, with actors, in front of an audience. It's taken 8 years to get to this place. It's been an exercise in patience. It started as an exercise in writing at CSU Summer Arts in 2004. It started with a character named Lydia. Then Caroline … Continue reading "Welcome Home"
So I subscribe to Creative Writing Prompts blog. Considering the fact that I spent the first day of 2013 watching Serenity and the Walking Dead, sci-fi was a great prompt for me today. Hope you enjoy: She noticed a purple cloud floating toward her. Unable to move, her heart pounding, eyes wide she knew what … Continue reading Short Story "Purple Cloud" Prompts for Writers