The Best and Worst That I Read in 2014!

As much as I enjoy reading, I always feel as if I haven’t read enough–the glaring spines of many, many unread books on my shelves can attest to that. But according to my Goodreads account, I’ve read 81 books in 2014, which feels like a fair amount (if it weren’t for that nagging feeling that…

Why Books Are Books And Movies Are Movies.

I’m getting sick of adaptations–even when they’re good. When I taught playwriting, there was always a very important lesson that I tried to put as early on in my schedule as possible.  The lesson was fairly simple, and began with a single question: Why are you writing a play? I didn’t (and don’t) mean that…