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June 29, 2017

It’s been a busy last month or two!

The craziness began back on the weekend of 20th of May. That’s when we had the first ever Appalachian edition of “In Their Voices,” a night of new play readings stylized after what the Pittsburgh Dramatists Guild hosts every November...

April 13, 2017

Two days ago, my son pooped on the lawn. Yes, the front lawn. From what I understand he apparently opened our screen door and snuck outside while my wife was washing dishes in the kitchen. Then, having concluded his “business,” he came back in and proclaimed his victor...

March 10, 2017

Some people who only know me from playwriting don’t know that I lead an alternate life -- a life dominated by two wheeled adventures far from the constraints of anything resembling word processors or play scripts dripping in red ink. Maybe I seem more like the type to...

January 24, 2017

That’s right. For the first time in my 31 years of living, I managed to make banana bread all by myself. I view this as a two-fold sign: I am obviously well cared for, thus negating my need to learn how to cook, and I am woefully behind on my cooking game. I thank my w...

January 3, 2017

I haven’t posted an update since the elections, because, well, I haven’t been sure of what to say. For me, as a Democrat, it was hard to watch the results roll in on November 8th, to sit on my comfy couch and watch as NBC announced, in true Hunger Games-esque fashion,...

September 17, 2016

Back in mid-August, Leah and I went down to Abingdon, Virginia for the Barter's Festival of Appalachian Plays and Playwrights. It was a trip I was very excited to make, as I said in a previous post. I've wanted to be a part of the festival ever since someone forwarded...

July 17, 2016

Today is the last day of Gracefully Ending’s run at Theatre Arlington, so I thought I’d take some time to share some short notes about going down to see the show.

First of all, it was a weird coincidence to be in Dallas exactly one week before the shooting of five cops....

May 23, 2016

I don't know who said it -- maybe it was Neil Simon in his appropriately titled book "Rewrites" -- but the saying goes something like, "Writing is rewriting." I guess this could be taken a number of ways, from saying that all accomplished writers spend the vast majorit...

January 25, 2016

So I realized that I have been neglecting this poor webpage. But, no longer! 

 

Since I last updated the page, I've graduated with my MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art (under the guidance of the venerable Buzz McLaughlin and many other excellent writers) and ha...

May 6, 2015

I'm not sure if I'll actually have a blog, as of yet. Having my own website might be narcisism enough for me. But if I change my mind, this is where I'll write something. Someday. Maybe. Probably. 

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