We are in the age of the quarantine. Our gymless bodies have lost msucle and perhaps gained some fat cells. These are normal and healthy responses to a crisis situation, a sign that our bodies are functioning and, really, doing amazing things. We know this on some level. We know, logically, that the best way... Continue Reading →
As I start this new journey of trying to figure out what my life could look like when I blend together all of my fields of study and work, I keep coming back to acting as a starting point. The career-adjective that best describes me is "acting coach". Coaching is the thing I love most... Continue Reading →
Here at Stage Lights and Dirt Roads we (and by we, I mean I) love a good Celine Dion song. One in particular has been playing in my mind on repeat. The chorus of "Taking Chances" says: "But what do you say to taking chances,What do you say to jumping off the edge?Never knowing if... Continue Reading →
Hey, everyone. This is going to be a super informal post. I haven't been on here for almost a year, and I feel like I should explain why. I have been gone, in part, because my other projects have taken a lot of my time. I resolved to publish six books this year, and it... Continue Reading →
Today's poem is one for and about dysautonomia. May we all wear our turquoise spoons proudly this month.
But I won’t throw my head back And laugh at your jokes Or touch your hair Or wink Because tomorrow is no guarantee
On the day you asked me to pack my bags and fly to you, I let myself pack my hope. I left it in the baggage claim in the airport where you forgot to get me.
I turned to those glimmering beacons of fanfiction devianart an Wattpad And I analyze every fanfic I could an I distill them down into the most essential elements so that you dear reader have everything you need to write the perfect fan fiction .