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Podcast 036: Getting Home with Marsha Norman

In the Season 4 premiere, Tori and Mabelle talk with award-winning writer, educator and activist Marsha Norman about her career, the importance of women writing about women, her work as an educator, and the architecture of a play. Other topics discussed include conjuring the Writing Spirit, setting a 2-year deadline to finish a play, pastafarians, […]

Podcast 029: The Forward Momentum of Donna Hoke

Tori and Mabelle talk with Donna Hoke about her journey as a gig writer into playwriting; embracing and owning your hometown; the value of development workshops; and the art of documenting submissions. Writing prompt (courtesy of Donna Hoke) Give a character an unusual phobia. Here’s a list of phobias to choose from: https://www.verywellmind.com/list-of-phobias-2795453 Now put […]