Still focused on death

My subconscious is still focused on death and I don’t know why! I thought I got over this by first writing GARDEN OF DREAMS and ROOM 812, and the newest short play I finished last night BLANK CANVAS circles around death once again. I’ve discovered that my writing style is to just write, much like…

more ideas

2) The Greeter… about a person who’s job is it to greet hundreds of people everyday, but sinks more and more into a hole of depression from lonliness.3) Rent-a-wife: a story about a person who posts an ad about being a part-time-wife/escort/made. based on a real posting i found on craigslist.

10×10 Exercise

Here’s the exercise: on a piece of paper grid out 10 boxes by 10 boxes. by doing so, you’ll have 100 little squares just big enough to put 1 word in each. using the following instructions, put a word randomly into any of the 100 boxes. At the end, you’ll come up with some really…

Things I LOVE in stories

I was flipping through the channels this morning and saw david duchovny in a movie. i was admiring how natural, in his “look at me. i don’t look like i’m acting, doesn’t it?” kinda way. and wished that’s what i like to see, the acting part – very human that doesn’t look like they even…

The Good Old Days

This story is about two elderly Pilipinos working as security guards at the Asian American museum at the opening night at the Great Filipino Artists exhibition. As they reminisce about life back home, a woman in one of the paintings brings these memories to life.

Writer’s Block

I’m standing on the corner of lazy and another episode of Heroes which intersects with Dancing with the Stars and I’m wondering why can’t I write!? Sucks to be feeling like I’m in a catatonic state of mind on the Writer’s Block. Just means that’s it’s time for me to head out to my special…

Raiders of the Lost Anting-Anting

This story is about… a gambler/alcoholic tour guide of the Bayou who is hired by a wealthy business person with corrupt morals to find a faith healer in the Louisiana swamplands who holds the key to immortality. This is one of the stories I’m thinking about for Stories High. I really see this as again…

This story is about…

So, i’m starting a string of posts for ideas that I have for plays, short and full-length, because I don’t want these nuggets to go to waste and forgotten. To make sure that these plays will get written, I’ll start each post with “This story is about…” This is a lesson I learned from Philip…

Pamilyas

This story is about… how a struggling community is brought together after a woman refuses to sell her family’s restaurant to a vindictive businessman who happens to be her ex-fiance. I’ve actually finished the outline with character names, for this musical, but I got stuck on a scene… and a few months, about 6, i…