Whiplash

I intentionally chose this upcoming Wednesday to quit my job because immediately after, and I mean immediately, I would be too immersed in playwriting jobs to think too much about whether or not I made a mistake. At the time, it felt smart. It gave me control of what felt like an uncontrollable situation. That…

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Free Fall

Back in July 2018, I had a choice to make. I knew I had to leave my job. It wasn’t working for me and it was time for a real change. But what was that change going to be? In my mind, I had two choices: work part-time and be a playwright or get another…

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On the way back home

Josh and I first got together because the girl I had a crush on got with the guy who had a crush on her. And I needed an immediate distraction. I thought for sure Josh and I would only be together for TOPS six months and then I’d move away and forget all about this…

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All That Power

Coming into 2019, I had 1 thing: an amazing commission. And I am so grateful for that. But having just one thing really, really messed me up. Because of my other playwright friends were like “2019 is gonna be my year” or “Wait until you hear what I’m up to in 2019.” Well. Since January…

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Do You Love Me?

For the month of January, the plan was to deactivate my Facebook account. Facebook was starting to make me feel gross. Instead of celebrating my playwright friends, I was jealous of all of them. I was depressed. It was all bad. I very quietly deactivated it on Christmas and thought for sure I’d be able…

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So…what now?

Being honest, I truly hate end of the year posts. Even when it was a good year. I think the biggest part of it is I’m someone who would much rather hear about your plans and what’s coming up than “best moments 20xx.” We already lived through the year. Do we really need to revisit…

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A Year of Firsts

I’ll be the first to admit that based on my age I have questionable taste in music. I don’t know if all my friends are just “old souls” or if I truly have bad tastes. With that said, I have every Ariana Grande CD. Like the physical CD. (I also have every Taylor Swift CD…

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Would That Be Enough?

Early Saturday morning, I’ll be driving to Kansas City for a reading of Good Bad People with Unicorn Theatre. Which despite the very depressing post that you’re about to read, I am very excited about. (I also love Kansas City so YAY FOR A WEEKEND IN MY FAVORITE CITY.)   I thought for a long…

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BONUS POST: Fefu

November is gonna be a weird month. I was going to do a post on Nov 20 and that’s it. Usually, I try to aim for the 15th and the 30th. But it’s the Thanksgiving/Christmas season, y’all!So I decided to do a surprise post in honor of Maria Irene Fornes and Ntozake Shange, who we…

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