By Katrin Schumann
I've had a hard time writing these last few months, and yet I've written a lot. Many writers and artists are wondering "What's the point?"-- and I've fallen into that trap many a day. Who cares about my little imaginary drama when real life dramas are playing out in such astonishing ways?
When there's political and cultural upheaval, some artists are galvanized, and some are overwhelmed.
February 2, 2017 | Katrin Schumann
November 7, 2016 | GrubWrites
Screenwriters, have you ever received negative feedback on your dialogue? It’s probably because the lines were too “on-the-nose,” lacking the subtext they need to sound natural.
On-the-nose dialogue is one of the quickest ways to turn a reader off your script, and so in this post I’m going to show you the single best way to eliminate it in two simple steps.
July 1, 2016 | GrubWrites
Join us for an evening of drama, intrigue, and adventure galore at Grub’s Master Scriptwriting Showcase. Professional actors will perform excerpts of full-length scripts by our master playwrights and screenwriters, who have developed their scripts for 12 weeks under the guidance of Grub instructors Mark Fogarty and Nina Louise Morrison.
The showcase will feature the work of Brad Moriarty, Timothy Oliveri, Stephen O’Leary, Shelley Sackett, Susan Buice, Dawn Smith, John Raftery, Loren Jenks, Robert Murphy, Catherine Epstein, Elizabeth Gutterman, and Marc Harpin.
12 premieres, 12 performances, 1 great night.
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March 24, 2016 | GrubWrites
Praised by Kirkus Reviews as "a rare honest story about love, ambition, and compromise," Theresa Rebeck's new novel, I'm Glad About You, follows the lives of two former high school sweethearts — one, an aspiring actress determined to make it big in New York; the other, a deeply religious doctor who never left the Midwest