Category Archives: How to Work when You’re Brain-Dead

When you don’t feel inspired, here are some editing tips

We all have those times when we feel uninspired.  Brain-dead.  Really tired and would rather just go (back) to bed. But we have so many demands on our time, we have to write when we can. Ack! So here are … Continue reading

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Lessons from reading plays #1: a simple way to make sure your characters sound different.

I’m a reader for a festival this spring. If I haven’t said this before, I’ll say it now: be a play reader for a festival, theater, or competition. You’ll learn a lot about playwriting. This week, I’m reading this one … Continue reading

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