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
If you know how to sell audio drama, want to get involved, or do a skills swap* with me for your know-how, I would love to hear from you. Click the header to find out more…
Was leaving politics for writing a major mistake? Have I in fact been amassing a different kind of army, preparing a stealth attack with my pen, ready to take them (whoever they may be) from behind?
Well, what an amazing thing Monday’s workshop and script in hand show were. The cast were STUPENDOUS. The director was AWESOME. The tech was ASTOUNDING. I am not joking you. I am a very happy bunny. And the AUDIENCE?
Lovely news – I’ve just been awarded a writers’ residency at the fantastic Pitlochry Festival Theatre to start work on a new play. And it all started because I couldn’t get to Mull and in the (relatively) short time my child was away with relatives. In July, I’d been facing the standard single parent dilemma:Continue reading “Wanted a Genie, found a Muse”
I woke up last Thursday morning feeling like a child with a hundred wrapped presents at her feet. Because Wednesday’s rehearsed reading of the quantum physics play, BOX, was an utter joy. The marvellous audience let me record the Q&A, so I can use their feedback as I work to complete the script. Here areContinue reading “We All Have A Magic Gun…the quantum play lives…!”
Writers need focus. And kindness. Lots of kindness.
Wonderful week last week, with lots of goodies coming at once. On Tuesday, I reviewed Michael Boyd (former RSC Artistic Director)’s new show, The Open House, for Bristol 24/7. You can read the review here. Then I popped on a train, feeling all intercontinentally high-flyin’, wrote my review on the tracks & when I wokeContinue reading “The Stuff I Do (yippee)”
Over on the Glitter Knickers Facebook page, we’re putting out a call for a theatre producer to join the team and get this baby on the road, out of Bath, to the big smoke and beyond! Deadline 8 Dec – check it out & share it willy-nilly! (you can see a v short trailer forContinue reading “Glitter Knickers Producer sought”