On writing comedy

As I have occasionally mentioned before on this blog, I don't think I'm the most talented when it comes to writing comedy. I like to think of myself as a fairly witty person, who can make you laugh with a clever remark in conversation now and again. But when it comes to coming up with... Continue Reading →

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Musing on muses, part 1

Artists have a long tradition of drawing inspiration for their art from various muses, and the more I think about it, the more I realize I do as well. The traditional artist-muse relationships tends to be a man being inspired by a woman, but I have always been prone to drawing creative energy from people,... Continue Reading →

The myth of Adonis

I am working away furiously on my new film script Adonis, set in a matriarchal alternate history Ancient Rome. It's a hard road, but it's coming, and I'm really starting to believe in this project. I need to get it finished so it can be read on the last Sunday of the month. I have... Continue Reading →

Musing on the Duke of Amsterdam

I'm really excited to be able to include the character of Lillian Holland in my new musical. I knew as I was writing "Mrs. Loring" she was going to be a particularly interesting figure, and it was made more so when interpreted in performance by . Lenny is basically the perfect person to play her,... Continue Reading →

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