Tag Archive | writing

Lessons Relearned

Right now I have no less than 6 drafts of blog posts. They’re a combination of half-formed thoughts and abandoned ideas. Things I have either been distracted from, deemed unworthy of finishing or simply given up on. Usually I don’t have a problem with free thinking prompts, or spaces that give unlimited possibilities to write […]

Every Brilliant Thing

If you live a full life and you get to the end of it without ever once feeling crushingly depressed, than you probably haven’t been paying attention. –Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan I first came across Duncan Macmillan’s Every Brilliant Thing about a year ago. I had ordered a bundle of Macmillan’s plays in order […]

Women’s Monologue Submissions!

Women’s Monologue Submissions!

Seeking: Female or non-gender-specific monologues for ages 18+ No restrictions in terms of classical/contemporary, though they must be from a published play. The file must cite play title and author. Please email all copies to lily.hargis1@gmail.com   ^ Obviously I’m putting out a call for monologues for women. Why? Because when I came to BU there were […]

New Work in the U.S. vs. the U.K.: Part One

Lately, I’ve become interested in the state of new work in the American theatre scene, so I’ve decided to make a two-part piece comparing the American scene with the British theatre scene, which seems to place a great emphasis on new work. In this blog piece I’ll talk a bit about what I’ve read concerning […]

A Devising Story

A Devising Story

And so it was decided that the planet must be created anew. But a question floated and bubbled and ballooned into a cry Of who would populate this planet?   Who of the bodies would be drawn out of the clay and into form? The men?                   […]

Its Cheaper Than Therapy

I write about myself. A lot. I may change names or looks but there’s a high chance that if I written anything I’ve felt passionate about it, it’s based on people and events in my life. I honestly don’t know if I am capable of writing about anything else. -For Example- My second life-river was […]

I Finally Stopped Thinking About Writing

Over the summer, I spent a lot of time writing. And by writing, I mean this: “I’m writing a play,” I told my friends and family members. “You can read it soon,” I assured the curious ones. But really, I was just sitting around and picturing the act of writing in my head. Not a huge amount […]