Monthly Archives: March 2013

Child’s play

Originally posted on Bijal Vachharajani:
Is children’s theatre finally growing up? (Or in which I finally interview Naseeruddin Shah) http://www.timeoutmumbai.net/kids/features/child%E2%80%99s-play Actor-director Naseeruddin Shah remembers seeing Arms & the Man, George Bernard Shaw’s satire on war and heroism, when he was six…

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Abandoned Uptown Theatre In Chicago

Such a sad forgotten lady.

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Grammar Gripes 4- “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” -Stephen King Excerpts from The Stand, by Stephen King: “Huh!” Harold said, squeaked actually. “Go away!” he yelled tearfully. He looked up at her finally, his face tear streaked and still wanting … Continue reading

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Why Your Play Was Rejected

Why Your Play Was Rejected.

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Grammar Gripes 3- Ermahgerd! Passive Voice is teh Evil!

Passive voice is bad, m’kay? Writers see various forms of that sentence everywhere they look. Passive voice is non-dynamic, boring, and wordy. No one should use it, ever. Even my Word program is now tweaked so that it will tell … Continue reading

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Wyrd House update and writing news

So far, March has brought sun, warmth, rain, cold, and snow to my neck of the woods. Oh, the joy of living in the Ohio River Valley! Crappy weather has me indoors, dealing with some mundane life issues and doing … Continue reading

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Help! I need a title!

Below is an excerpt from a short story I’ve written based on my novel, Ghost in the Park. It’s a supernatural thriller, in which our hero hears dead people. In novel length fic, I don’t fuss to much about the … Continue reading

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Wyrd House Update

I meant to have this chapter finished by last weekend, but there isn’t enough hours in the day! Maybe there would be if things didn’t gang up on me all at once. I have a cold, and two of my … Continue reading

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