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#31days31plays Week 2

The second week got creepier… in a good way. It included Ophelia resuscitated on a spaceship in the future. And a last minute finish for Day 14–but not a day missed yet. A basement bunker. Two women sleep on cots. … Continue reading

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#31days31plays Week 1

I wrote a (1 page or more) play every day for the past week. It was just the beginning. Here’s one of those days: TONI stands outside of a closed bathroom door. Waiting impatiently to use the facilities. They lean … Continue reading

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31 Days, 31 Plays

I have challenged myself for the month of October. The challenge? Write a play each day… a one-page play, that is. Sometimes you gotta take baby steps to get back into the creative habit–this is mine. Each day I will … Continue reading

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Unexpected Superhero

My mom always knew I was a superhero. In the past month, I’ve begun to believe it. The new year has been hard on me. A future I thought had been laid out at the end of 2016 blew up … Continue reading

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My First Quarter Century: Year in Review

The constant stream of social media and calendar engagements makes it difficult to see what I have accomplished every year of my life. This was a big one, as predicted by everything that brought in my 25th year. Pictured: First … Continue reading

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Follow the Playwright–Me!

I’m off social media for the month of July (at least, we’ll see how this goes…), but I was BIG on social media in June– For Friday June 17th of the 2016 Canadian Writers’ Summit, the Playwrights Guild of Canada … Continue reading

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Before

Before the staged reading of Raggedy’s Kingdom… It’s the morning before, about half an hour until I leave for the theatre to go rehearse for five hour with the cast. To hear these words read in their entirety. To see people … Continue reading

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Poetry with Doug’s Rules for Constructive Criticism

Disclaimer: I don’t remember the actual rules from my first official writing workshop. I do distinctly remember putting them all up on a sheet of paper the afternoon before meeting our poetry instructor, Doug, at the Young Writer’s Workshop. Almost … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror – Staged Reading of RAGGEDY’S KINGDOM

Come hear the staged reading of my horror play, Raggedy’s Kingdom. After a year of development through Storefront Theatre’s Inaugural Playwrights’ Unit, Raggedy’s Kingdom is ready for its first full, public reading. WHERE – Storefront Theatre, Toronto, ON WHEN – May 30th, 8 … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull

When I returned from Asia, still burnt out on struggling to make things work, I didn’t think a nonfiction book written by Pixar’s President would help me feel ready to get back to work. But it was the first book … Continue reading

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