The tradeoff for plot

As a writer, plot is very important to me. I care about other things too, of course-- character, voice, style, things like that --but I have a very hard time getting invested in a story unless "something interesting happens" in it. It also happens to be part of the writing process I'm pretty good at. … Continue reading The tradeoff for plot

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 Musing on the Duke of Amsterdam