Monthly Archives: October 2014

Double Trouble

October 31st 2014 Dear Reader, Marc sent me the music for the new song and it has entered my brain as a delightful earworm.  I whistle it.  I hum it.  Now I need to write some lyrics to it.  It

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“Worry fast” this week from David S. Craig

Dear Reader, The launch of Truth in Play at the CODE Conference in Ottawa last weekend was a great success.  The book has sixteen selections from contemporary Canadian plays (including my Tough Case) with commentary, exercises and approaches to deepen

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Writing, Trolls, and Ibsen

Dear Reader, Campbell Webster, the producer of “Anne and Gilbert:  The Musical” and one of the first participants of the NTS playwriting program, turned around in his seat just before curtain on the final performance and said, “Have you ever

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Finishing a First Draft

October 10th 2014 Dear Reader, The past week I finished the first draft of my adaptation of “Lysistrata and the Temple of Gaia” subtitled “The Weather and the Worry” described as a ‘Comedy of Genders’. A first draft is always

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A letter from a Playwright

  Friday, October 03, 2014 Dear Reader, Friday has arrived and so the beginning of some once weekly thoughts on the business, craft and experience of being a playwright. Writing has been often described as being difficult.  I sometimes find

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