Five Ways Directing Theater Taught Me How to Write, Part Four: Don’t Try So Hard

Okay, people, imagine you’re directing a play. Now, quick: what’s the fastest way to make an actor hate you?

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Five Ways Directing Theater Taught Me How to Write, Part Three: Casting!

In fifth grade, I wrote a story about a boy who travels into a post-apocalyptic future to do battle with ancient Zoroastrian gods.

Wait, I’m sorry, now Hollywood’s on the line. “What? Oh, dear, no, I’m holding out for forty million. Thanks, but no thanks!” Continue reading Five Ways Directing Theater Taught Me How to Write, Part Three: Casting!