Her Office: Act 1 Scene 7

Scene 7 FADE IN: DINA IS IN HER DORM ROOM COUNTING HER MONEY. DINA I don’t know how I’m going to pay for some lotion. Dina sighs DINA My job doesn’t even pay me enough Dina’s cell phone rings DINA Hello? FRIEND (O.S.) Hey, are you coming to the party tonight? DINA I can’t. FRIEND… Continue reading Her Office: Act 1 Scene 7

Her Office: Act 1 Scene 6

Scene 6 THAT EVENING– THE OFFICE IS CLOSED FADE OUT: BEATRICE IS DONE WITH WORK. SHE LEAVES THE OFFICE FADE IN: BEATRICE ARRIVES AT HER MOTHER’S HOUSE As her mother is talking. BEATRICE I’m tired of taking care of other people MOTHER What was that? BEATRICE Mom, I was talking to myself. MOTHER I can’t… Continue reading Her Office: Act 1 Scene 6

How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work

If you’re a writer you probably came to the craft wanting to express something. If it didn’t have anything to do with your personal life perhaps you needed to get your voice across about an event, opinion, or even retell a story. In that way, you knew that you had words that needed to make… Continue reading How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work