Trust the Reader

One of the hardest things I’ve learned recently as I’ve worked on editing my latest work in progress (WIP) is that I need to trust my reader. Instead of telling readers what to think or feel, and detailed feelings of the characters, I need to let readers filter the character’s words, actions, and experiences through…

Character

I recently had the opportunity to perform in a play. Now, let me say that I am also the co-director of this play. My friend and I have co-directed many plays over the last several years, but this is the first time I’ve acted in one. Directing and acting are two different animals. As a…