Tropes in my writing: Soft Masc characters, part 3

Here continues my musing on some tropes that frequently recur in my writing! Specifically, analyzing my tendency to use what I refer to as "Soft Masc" protagonists-- "a male character with a presentation that is fairly normatively masculine, but with a preponderance of personal qualities that were traditionally coded as feminine" --and how that manifests. … Continue reading Tropes in my writing: Soft Masc characters, part 3

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Tropes in my writing: Soft Masc characters, part 2

Here continues my musing on some tropes that frequently recur in my writing! Specifically, analyzing my tendency to use what I refer to as "Soft Masc" protagonists-- "a male character with a presentation that is fairly normatively masculine, but with a preponderance of personal qualities that were traditionally coded as feminine" --and how that manifests. … Continue reading Tropes in my writing: Soft Masc characters, part 2

Tropes in my writing: Soft Masc characters, part 1

Here begins my musing on some tropes that frequently recur in my writing! The trope that has become increasingly important to my work in recent times is what I’ll call the Soft Masc— a male character with a presentation that is fairly normatively masculine, but with a preponderance of personal qualities that were traditionally coded … Continue reading Tropes in my writing: Soft Masc characters, part 1

31 Plays in 31 Days, #26 – “A Small Thing”

A very rough, very unmoored scene coming from imagining for the Adonis sequels. I am very interested in exploring this idea that Pavilla, one of the villain characters, represents the damage caused by entitlement and dehumanizing other people, through giving her an obsession with Aidan. I'm trying to figure out how to create interaction between … Continue reading 31 Plays in 31 Days, #26 – “A Small Thing”

Adonis made the top ten percent of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition!

They've finally begun the rounds of judging for the BlueCat Screenwriting Competition, and I am delighted to announce that Adonis, the screenplay I wrote with Bernie, has made the top ten percent of Features for 2015! I am so happy about this. I had been feeling pretty good when we got our initial feedback from … Continue reading Adonis made the top ten percent of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition!

Encouraging feedback on Adonis from BlueCat Screenwriting Contest!

This past month I submitted Adonis to BlueCat, one of the more significant screenwriting competitions, which before they judge gives you feedback on your script. I nervously opened what they sent me about Adonis, and I was pleased to find it encouraging! "What did you like about this script? The opening of the script is … Continue reading Encouraging feedback on Adonis from BlueCat Screenwriting Contest!