Close friends will hopefully know that I’m not really one for New Year’s resolutions. But I had made a few exceptions for 2010, and if I had to name the most important resolution, it would be the one I made to really focus on my writing. While I’m still in all ways a novice writer, I want to believe there’s something worth exploring in this.
That said, when that certain individual suggested that I should submit myself as a playwright to the year’s various local playfests, I had my apprehensions. I’ve had a lot of opportunities in the last few years to expand the scope of my writing, to work in so many different styles and genres. I’ve worked on proposals and press releases. I’ve written copy and correspondence. I’ve written bios, blogs, and business plans. And I’ve worked on a few screenplays. But playwriting is still undiscovered country for me. To throw myself into something like TheatreASAP just seemed too daunting.
So of course I threw myself into TheatreASAP. Continue reading