Recommendation: How the World’s Most Frequently Rejected Playwright Survives written by Donald Drake

http://www.pdc1.org/viewthisarticle.php?article=8 Several years ago, I made a profound discovery that has enabled me to weather the storm of criticism, rejection and inevitable, transient depression that is the lot of so many playwrights. What I discovered was how to make rejection work for me. Since playwrights spend far more time dealing with rejection than watching their…

Recommendation: Bloodlines/Song Lines

http://www.howlround.com/bloodlinessong-lines?utm_source=HowlRound.com%27s+Email+Communications&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=f9aecda1d4-DAILY_RSS_EMAIL&utm_term=0_9ac5709e38-f9aecda1d4-45172181 Caridad Svich June 29, 2014 This text was originally delivered as the keynote address of the 6th annual Graduate Theatre Syndicate Symposium at Ohio State University “Position: The Power and Politics of Witnessing” on February 28, 2014 at OSU in Columbus, Ohio. One) The charge of the new underlines each act of writing for…

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#Women in Theater

I just read Theresa Rebeck’s article “Broadway in Review” in the recent special issue of The Dramatist. It’s concise, clear and to the point – and one of the fine points she makes is that women are grossly under-represented on Broadway – on the page and on the stage. Yet I am currently curating the…

Recommendation: A Sample of Amateur Writing

– This link takes you to an article I have pasted below – a good follow-up to my most recent post. A Sample of Amateur Writing Posted: 03 Jun 2014 09:26 PM PDT At a recent writers’ conference I heard a successful self-published author say, “Readers are not looking for great writing; they’re looking for…