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 … Continue reading Unhinged: A haunted theatre experience

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. … Continue reading Preview new plays at the Women’s Theatre Alliance Scene Showcase

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 … Continue reading Women’s Theatre Alliance Showcase: 7 new plays that pass the Bechdel Test

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! … Continue reading I’m in a show! I’m in a book!

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 … Continue reading 10 favorite posts from 2014