Tag: Shameless Self Promotion

Only 3 More Chances to See the Premiere of Endeavor Mind

Only 3 More Chances to See the Premiere of Endeavor Mind
My play Endeavor Mind at the Den Theatre in Chicago only has a 3 more performances left. I am so impressed with what the The Plagiarists, director Jen Poulin, and the talented cast have done with this world premiere production. If you are in or near Chicago and haven’t yet seen the show I hope you... Read more »

Tickets are on sale for my play Endeavor Mind!

My play Endeavor Mind opens in less than a month. It now has an official show website, and tickets are on sale. This is really happening! I am so grateful to The Plagiarists for choosing my show to open their 11th season. I’m really proud of this play and excited about the what the cast and... Read more »

What I did last summer (and last spring and last winter and most of last year)

I’ve written my first full-length play in over a decade, and it’s being produced. Endeavor Mind is the first show of The Plagiarists 2018-2019 season. The show will run October 5-27 at the Den Theatre in Chicago. Tickets should go on sale in a week or so, and I’ll share more info about the show... Read more »
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I was on the Women Killing It! podcast

I was on the Women Killing It! podcast
In case you missed the shameless self-promoting I did on Twitter and Facebook, I was interviewed for an episode of the Women Killing It! podcast. I talked about balancing my day job and my writing. I also talked about the challenges of working with men, and I shared some advice from a mentor (that long time readers may... Read more »

See me at The Plagiarists' Year X Salon - Rip it up

See me at The Plagiarists' Year X Salon - Rip it up
“The problem with writing an autobiography is it’s hard to know how it’s supposed to end.” So begins an autobiographical performance piece that I am working on for The Plagiarists Theatre Company’s upcoming salon. An artists’ salon is an opportunity for a group of individuals to share work that has been developed independently inspired by a single theme. They... Read more »

Unhinged: A haunted theatre experience

Unhinged: A haunted theatre experience
A haunted theatre event is happening just in time for Halloween, and I’m proud to say it includes a piece based on one of my Halloween short stories. Unhinged is an immersive entertainment experience presented by Cup-A-Jo Productions in partnership with the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival. The Unhinged team combines the talents of conventional theatre artists and experienced haunt... Read more »
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Preview new plays at the Women's Theatre Alliance Scene Showcase

Preview new plays at the Women's Theatre Alliance Scene Showcase
My new play is so new it isn’t even completely written, but you can see a couple of scenes from it in The Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago’s New Play Development Workshop Scene Showcase. Scenes from six new plays will be performed this Wednesday, May 17th at Stage 773 at 1225 W Belmont Avenue in Chicago.... Read more »

Women's Theatre Alliance Showcase: 7 new plays that pass the Bechdel Test

Women's Theatre Alliance Showcase: 7 new plays that pass the Bechdel Test
The Women’s Theatre Alliance New Play Development Workshop Showcase is Wednesday, July 20th at 7:30 PM at City Lit Theatre (1020 W Bryn Mawr Avenue) in Chicago. The showcase features seven new plays with a focus on female characters. Some are short plays that will be performed in their entirety; others are full-length plays from... Read more »

I'm in a show! I'm in a book!

While I was busy publishing pieces of The October Diary, I was also accumulating some news that I finally have a chance to share. I’m telling a story in a live show next week, and one of my blog posts was published in a book! Let me tell you about them! Let me use exclamation points!... Read more »
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10 favorite posts from 2014

I had a lot of fun with Listing Beyond Forty this year. I experimented with Fiction Fridays. I spent a second October Listing Toward Halloween. I wrote personal stories, satire, poetry, opinion, fiction, and, yes, there were some lists. I even wrote 20 two-sentence horror stories, inspired by a reddit thread that inspired a bunch... Read more »