Posts filed under “Writing”

Being plucked from obscurity

Stefanie Cohen, writing about Robert Askins (playwright, Broadway’s “Hand to God“) for the Wall Street Journal1: Mr. Askins wrote “Hand to God” five years ago and it was staged in 2011 at the off-off Broadway Ensemble Studio Theater. The show was critically praised, and producer Kevin McCollum, (“Avenue Q,” “Motown” “Rent,” “In the Heights”) who […]

Project Glass: Exactly How Powerful is Eye Contact?

Stephen King, On Writing (2000): Writing is not life, but i think that sometimes it can be a way back to life. That was something I found out in the summer of 1999, when a man driving a blue van almost killed me. King’s prose recounting being hit by a car is one of the […]

Pointless Literary Overachieving

In my high school freshman English class, we were broken into groups and given the assignment of acting out scenes from The Odyssey by Homer. Being absolutely insane, I decided to memorize a three page section of the book.