THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS ONE I WROTE FOR THE WCDR WORDWEAVER NEWSLETTER, FOR THEIR MAY/JUNE 2009 ISSUE. It describes my very first foray into play-writing. It's a little aged today, as I have now had 10 short plays produced...6 of them for Trafalgar24. I just wanted to give a little flavour into the experience from… Continue reading A Playwright’s Dream – Trafalgar 24 by Driftwood Theatre
Another year goes by, another 10-minute play is written. I really scraped by this year, I think. I thought I was writing a comedy...but I think I totally missed the mark. When it came time to submit it at the end of my 8 hours, I called it a DRAMEDY. I had a chance to… Continue reading The Train Wreck – A 10-Minute Play
There is nothing I can do now. I have performed my duties as Elf Playwright. Whatever will be, will be. Que sera, sera. Right at this very moment there are 12 actors and 6 directors inside Trafalgar Castle School in Whitby, Ontario. Along with Driftwood Theatre founder and Artistic Director Jeremy Smith. They are reading… Continue reading Panic is Behind Me – It’s Out of My Hands!
This is the time of year when my head sort of kinda explodes. In a good(ish) way. "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again..." Wait! That's not what I meant to write. Whenever I start a sentence with 'Last night...' I become possessed by Daphne du Maurier in the most peculiar way. I… Continue reading Ideas as Opiates – The Panic Begins! #MNM2016 #Trafalgar24
Just a quick shout-out to the 3 upcoming events in my calendar. I am extremely fortunate to get these moments in my life where I get to fully immerse myself in the thing I love--THE WRITING LIFE. My immediate future is bountiful with writerly stuff. Listed To Do List: TRAFALGAR 24 BY DRIFTWOOD THEATRE: Right… Continue reading Upcoming Events! #Trafalgar24 #AuthorsForIndies #OWC2016
It's that time of the year again to start thinking about the most magical event of the year! The Trafalgar 24 Play Creation Festival is approaching. Billed as "24 HOURS. 6 NEW PLAYS. 1 CASTLE.", Trafalgar 24 is that and so much more! It's a virtual whirlwind of creativity, dished out in the extravagant setting… Continue reading Trafalgar24 by Driftwood Theatre! A Return to Trafalgar Castle!