Yes, this is one for you writer technique nerds out there. And if it interests or helps you, I would love your thoughts.
Inspired by an acquaintance who’d been made so miserable by her utter conviction she didn’t have a creative bone in her, I wanted to encourage some self-care in others, and to share what I wrote. You can hear me read it on Kristin’s podcast here…
In the autumn, the multi-hyphenate, multi-talented Kristin Duffy invited me onto her exciting podcast. Here’s the two of us, ahead of Skin In The Game heading to the New Wimbledon Theatre. Kristin produced the show and played the doomed heroine… listen in to find out more… http://www.thesecondchapterpodcast.com/podcast/episode/20866c13/shes-got-skin-in-the-game-gill-kirk
But I genuinely believe the stars aligned when I plucked up the courage this March to ask Kristin Duffy at Slackline Productions if she could think of anyone who might be mad enough to joining me in this utter (and thrilling) madness.
News Release 1 Nov 2021 A climate catastrophe satire that was developed with audiences in Bath hits the London stage this month (November). The New Wimbledon Theatre, run by Ambassadors Theatre Group, opens Gill Kirk’s dark-green dystopian horror-comedy SKIN IN THE GAME on the very day that COP26 ends in Glasgow. Chosen by New Wimbledon TheatreContinue reading “Climate Catastrophe Satire Hits London Stage”
It’s been a while! SKIN IN THE GAME’S ON STAGE! YOU CAN BE A BACKER – and the rewards are genuinely great! Today we just launched our Crowdfunder with a Facebook Live – me, producer Kristin Duffy at Slackline Productions and director Sarah Gain. You can have 35 mins of our podcast-y wit here! YouContinue reading “Put your Skin In The Game”
Skin in the Game tickets! Yes! It’s real! The dark climate catastrophe satire is hitting the stage…Limited seating; book now! https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/skin-in-the-game/studio-at-new-wimbledon-theatre/ More info to follow – watch this space!
How DO prodigiously creative people do it? We all have the same hours in the day. We have the day job, the lovely people in our lives and then maybe stuff like making music and art and enjoying other people’s! Rather than wonder / despair and feel inadequate, the only way is to see myselfContinue reading “Buzz In & Out”
It turns out I am writing a novel. The first such attempt in maybe 13 years. I had forgotten – hiding in my scripts and what they demand of me – that this process plays a different instrument inside. I hear a different music. Another thing, quieter and much, much stronger, is happening. And IContinue reading “Make Work. Bring something into existence.”